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The Wonders Of Life: A Popular Study Of Biological Philosophy

Ernst Haeckel

The Wonders of Life: A Popular Study of Biological Philosophy is a book written by Ernst Haeckel, a German biologist, philosopher, and artist. The book explores the wonders of life through the lens of biological philosophy, examining the principles of evolution and the role of science in understanding the natural world.Haeckel's writing is accessible to a general audience, making the book an excellent introduction to the field of biology for those who are interested in learning more about the subject. The author's passion for the natural world is evident throughout the book, as he describes the intricate workings of the human body, the diversity of plant and animal life, and the complex relationships between different species.The Wonders of Life is divided into several sections, each of which focuses on a different aspect of biology. The first section explores the history of life on Earth, from the earliest single-celled organisms to the emergence of complex animals and plants. The second section delves into the principles of evolution, including natural selection, adaptation, and genetic variation.In the third section, Haeckel examines the different types of organisms that inhabit the planet, from bacteria and fungi to insects and mammals. He also explores the diverse ecosystems that exist on Earth, from the depths of the ocean to the highest peaks of the mountains.The final section of the book focuses on the role of science in understanding the natural world. Haeckel argues that science is essential for unlocking the mysteries of life and for developing a deeper appreciation of the wonders of the natural world.Overall, The Wonders of Life is a fascinating exploration of the principles of biology and the beauty of the natural world. Haeckel's writing is engaging and accessible, making the book an excellent read for anyone who is interested in learning more about biology and the wonders of life.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 488
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.09in - 1.56lb
  • EAN: 9781428613768
  • Categories: ReferencePhilosophy, Theory & Social AspectsLife Sciences - Biology