The mechanistic conception of life : biological essays
- Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924.
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Chicago, Ill. : The University of Chicago Press, , ©1912.
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The mechanistic conception of life.--The significance of tropisms for psychology.--Some fundamental facts and conceptions concerning the comparative physiology of the central nervous system.--Pattern adaptation of fishes and the mechanism of vision.--On some facts and principles of physiological morphology.--On the nature of the process of fertilization.--On the nature of formative stimulation (artificial parthenogenesis)--The prevention of the death of an egg through the act of fertilization.--The role of salts in the preservation of life.--Experimental study of the influence of environment on animals