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Embryogenesis in Myth and Science

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Embryogenesis in Myth and Science by Thomas J. Weihs
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Embryology has evolved from myth in early cultures, who knew little about the details of conception and pregnancy, to the height of modern scientific knowledge. Thomas Weihs argues persuasively that new scientific understanding of embryology could engender a new mythology, and that, in fact, science and myth are complementary aspects of the study of new life. He explores the correspondence between the creation story in Genesis, and other creation myths, with the development of the human embryo, and also discusses how the intuitive heart-felt values we associate with pregnancy and birth can be reconciled with the science of our age.

Author Biography

Thomas Weihs (1914-1983) studied medicine in Vienna and Basel before moving to Scotland to help found the Camphill Community for people with special needs.
Release date Australia
January 12th, 2018
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
3rd Revised edition
Illustrations
b/w illustrations
Imprint
Floris Books
Pages
160
ISBN-13
9781782504993
Product ID
28250607

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