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Volume 89 | Number 6 | November-December 2001

An Instance of the Fingerpost

Jed Buchwald, George Smith

A review of The Ozone Layer: A Philosophy of Science Perspective, by Maureen Christie.

An Education in Irrationality

Michel Morange

A review of Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore's Life in Science, by Shane Crotty.

Consciousness at Center Stage

Stephen Downes

A review of A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness, by Merlin Donald.

Who Do We Think We Are?

Steven Quartz

A review of The Shattered Self: The End of Natural Evolution, by Pierre Baldi.

The Legacy of Lewis Binford

Stephen Lekson

A review of Constructing Frames of Reference, by Lewis R. Binford.

Total Records : 16


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