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Indiana University Press

English - 186 pages - ISBN-10: 9780253112675 - ISBN-13: 0253112672

3/5 by 53 votes


From reviews for the bestselling Danish edition:"... dashing and idiomatic language that is a pleasure to read." -- Berlingske Tidende"... an appetizer and eye opener... Hoffmeyer is a modernistic pioneer in the wide open spaces of the natural sciences... " -- Politiken"... extremely well written and interesting manifesto for a bioanthropology... " -- Inf."It should be read by anyone who likes to be wiser and at the same time to be challenged in his habitual conception of the relations between culture and nature." -- Weekend AvisenOn this tour of the universe of signs, Jesper Hoffmeyer travels back to the Big Bang, visits the tiniest places deep within cells, and ends his journey with us -- complex organisms capable of speech and reason. What propels this journey is Hoffmeyer's attempt to discover how nature could come to mean something to someone -- by telling the story of how cells, tissue, organs, plants, animals, even entire ecosystems communicate by signs and signals.

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Ethan Peltier

Could not let the book down Sure not a literary master piece, but as one of the reviewers stated, it will keep you turning the pages.

Kelly Anderson

Exciting to read and hard to put down

Ethan Simpson

Enjoyed the whole book can't wait to read the whole series.

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