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fitness of the environment

an inquiry into the biological significance of the properties of matter

by Lawrence Joseph Henderson

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biochemistry,
  • Biology -- Philosophy,
  • Life (Biology),
  • Life -- Origin

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Other titlesEnvironment.
    Statementby Lawrence J. Henderson ... In part delivered as lectures in the Lowell Institute, February, 1913.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH541 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 317 p. incl. tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6554703M
    LC Control Number13003713
    OCLC/WorldCa1146244


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