Tending Adam's Garden: Evolving The Cognitive Immune Self

Other | January 1, 2000

byCohen, Irun R., Irun R. Cohen

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Tending Adam's Gardendescribes and explains the way in which our immune system works from a novel perspective. The book uses metaphors and examples to bring the immune system to life and explores the fundamental miracle of nature. Written in plain language for a broad audience, this book encompasses much more than just immunology, exploring more fundamental matters such as causality, information, energy, evolution, cognition and individuality, as well as the strategy of the immune system and its role in health and disease.

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* Provides a unique perspective on the immune system from one of the keenest scientific and philosophical brains in the world
* Uses metaphors and case histories to explore themes in an accessible manner
* Written in plain language requiring no specialized vocabulary or specific scientific background in the subject

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Tending Adam's Gardendescribes and explains the way in which our immune system works from a novel perspective. The book uses metaphors and examples to bring the immune system to life and explores the fundamental miracle of nature. Written in plain language for a broad audience, this book encompasses much more than just immunology, expl...

Dr. Irun R. Cohen studied philosophy at Northwestern University (B.A., 1959) and medicine at Northwestern Medical School (MD., 1963). He did pediatric training at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and research in infectious diseases as a commissioned officer of the U.S. Public Health Service at the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georg...

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Format:OtherDimensions:296 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2000Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080542336

ISBN - 13:9780080542331

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Table of Contents

About the Author.
From the Pre-Publication Quotes.
Prologue.
Introduction.
On Causality and Evolution.
On Cognition.
On Immunity.
On Autoimmunity.
On Tending Adam's Garden.
References.
Index.