These little essays are beautifully written, trenchant, witty and informative... Enjoy the lovely prose and the tough precise intelligence ... If a central informing theme is to be found in the Medawars' dictionary, it is an appeal for a disciplined and critical mind. Nature Two distinguished scientists have made sense of their speciality instead of mystery. Entries on altruism, clones, and simple sweating combine authority with humanity--and even wit. Los Angeles Times Book Review Aristotle to Zoos is a recommended introduction to the problems of life science and their profound relevance to our daily lives. P.B. and J. S. Medawar are masterful guides...The Medawars' work is a model of scientific prose. It is written to delight and to teach. The Bloomsbury Review
About the Author
P. B. Medawar received the Nobel Prize for Medicine and Physiology in 1960.Medawar is a biologist trained at Oxford University.