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Mirage of Health: Utopias, Progress, and Biological Change

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'Complete freedom from disease and from struggle is almost incompatible with the process of living, ' Rene Dubos asserted in this classic essay on ecology and health. All the accomplishments of science and technology, he argued, will not bring the utopian dream of universal well-being, because they ignore the dynamic process of adaptation to a constantly changing environment that every living organism must face.

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ISBN:
9780813512600
Author:
Dubos, Rene
Publisher:
Rutgers University Press
Author:
Dubos, Jean
Location:
New Brunswick :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Public Health
Subject:
Health
Subject:
History
Subject:
Human ecology
Subject:
Social medicine
Subject:
Social adjustment
Subject:
Disease
Subject:
Adaptation
Subject:
Adaptation, Biological.
Subject:
Health and Medicine-History of Medicine
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
vol. XXIV
Publication Date:
19870931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
294
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 0.88 lb

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