Described by The Washington Post as a qgenuinely brilliant popularizerq of science, Nobel Prize-winning immunologist Sir Peter Medwar writes essays that are remarkable for their clarity and wit. This entertaining selection presents the very best of his writing and a new Foreword by bestselling author and Professor of Zoology at Harvard Stephen Jay Gould, one of his most ardent admirers.Introduction. David Pyke Sir Peter Medawar was three great men. He was a great scientist, a man of great courage ... His creativity in literature was shown in his volumes of essays, especially in The Art of the Soluble and The Hope of Progress .
|Title||:||The Strange Case of the Spotted Mice and Other Classic Essays on Science|
|Author||:||Peter Brian Medawar|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1996|