The Medusa and the Snail

The Medusa and the Snail

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Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140243192
  • 192 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult
The Medusa and the Snail

The Medusa and the Snail

Lewis Thomas

Awards

National Book Award – winner

Table of Contents

The Medusa and the Snail
The Tucson Zoo
The Youngest and Brightest Thing Around
On Magic in Medicine
The Wonderful Mistake
Ponds
To Err Is Human
The Selves
The Health-Care System
On Cloning a Human Being
On Etymons and Hybrids
The Hazards of Science
On Warts
On Transcendental Metaworry (TMW)
An Apology
On Disease
On Natural Death
A Trip Abroad
On Meddling
On Committees
The Scrambler in the Mind
Notes on Punctuation
The Deacon’s Masterpiece
How to Fix the Premedical Curriculum
A Brief Historical Note on Medical Economics
Why Montaigne Is Not a Bore
On Thinking About Thinking
On Embryology
Medical Lessons from History
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