An Introduction to Social Biology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9781483168067, 9781483195544

An Introduction to Social Biology

3rd Edition

Authors: Alan Dale
eBook ISBN: 9781483195544
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1964
Page Count: 442
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Description

An Introduction to Social Biology examines the application of biological principles in order to live a satisfactorily life. This book contains 14 chapters that discuss certain aspects of politics, theology, morality, and philosophy.
The first chapters address the properties of living things and some paleontological evidence of evolution. Other chapters deal with the relationship between man and evolution; behavior of man as an animal; process of human and animal reproduction; definition of the theory of inheritance; relationship between agglutinins and agglutinogens; effects of mixing a donor’s blood and the receiver’s serum; and development of a fetus. These topics are followed by discussion of the social hygiene and the history and developments in medicine. An analysis of the diagnostic devices and techniques employed in the middle age is provided. The last chapters explore the quality and characteristics of food and beverages, as well as the social life among animals. The book can provide useful information to the biologists, students, and researchers.

Table of Contents


Introduction

Acknowledgments

I. Life in Space and Time

II. Man and Evolution

III. Man as an Animal

IV. Maintaining the Human Species: (a) Sex

V. Maintaining the Human Species: (b) Inheritance

VI. Maintaining the Human Species: (c) Reproduction

VII. Man and His Health: Social Hygiene

VIII. Man and His Health: History of Medicine

IX. Food and Drink

X. The Balance of Nature

XI. Population

XII. Social Life among Animals

XIII. Some Reasons for Man's Success

XIV. The Nature of Life

Reading List

Index

Details

No. of pages:
442
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 1964
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9781483195544

About the Author

Alan Dale