The Origins of Sociable Life: Evolution After Science Studies

  • Myra J. Hird

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
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  8. Back Matter
    Pages 144-202

About this book

Introduction

This ambitious book considers social scientific topics such as identity, community, sexual difference, self, and ecology from a microbial perspective. Harnessing research and evidence from earth systems science and microbiology, and particularly focusing on symbiosis and symbiogenesis, the book argues for the development of a microontology of life.

Keywords

biology community development ecology evolution identity science science studies Sex

Authors and affiliations

  • Myra J. Hird
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen’s UniversityCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230242210
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social & Cultural Studies Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30027-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24221-0
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