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Lang Matl
Author Yoon, Carol Kaesuk

Title Naming nature : the clash between instinct and science / Carol Kaesuk Yoon

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QH83    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QH83    Available
Edition 1st ed
Description viii, 344 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-317) and index
Summary This surprising, untold story about the poetic and deeply human (cognitive) capacity to name the natural world illuminates science's limitations and the urgency of staying connected to the natural world by using familiar, rather than scientific,
Subject Biology -- Classification
Biology -- Nomenclature
Biology -- Nomenclature (Popular)
Science -- Miscellanea
ISBN 0393061973