Behaviour, Development and Evolution
by Patrick Bateson
Publisher: Open Book Publishers 2017
Number of pages: 138
In this lucid and accessible book, eminent biologist Professor Sir Patrick Bateson suggests that the nature/nurture dichotomy we often use to think about questions of development in both humans and animals is misleading. Instead, he argues that we should pay attention to whole systems, rather than to simple causes, when trying to understand the complexity of development.
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