The prolongation of life : optimistic studies / Ilya Ilyich Metchnikoff ; English translation edited by P. Chalmers Mitchell.

By: Metchnikoff, Elie, 1845-1916
Contributor(s): Mitchell, P. Chalmers (Peter Chalmers), Sir, 1864-1945
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Original language: French Series: Classics in longevity and aging series: Publisher: New York : Springer Pub., ©2004Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 264 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780826118776; 0826118771; 9780826118769; 0826118763Uniform titles: Essais optimistes. English Subject(s): Aging | Older people -- Social conditions | MEDICAL -- Reproductive Medicine & Technology | Aging | Older people -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Prolongation of life.DDC classification: 612.68 LOC classification: QP86 | .M53813 2004ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Part I. The investigation of old age -- Part II. Longevity in the animal kingdom -- Part III. Investigation on natural death -- Part IV. Should we try to prolong human life? -- Part V. Psychical rudiments in man -- Part VI. Some points in the history of social animals -- Part VII Pessimism and optimism -- Part VIII Goethe and Faust -- Part IX. Science and morality.
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Part I. The investigation of old age -- Part II. Longevity in the animal kingdom -- Part III. Investigation on natural death -- Part IV. Should we try to prolong human life? -- Part V. Psychical rudiments in man -- Part VI. Some points in the history of social animals -- Part VII Pessimism and optimism -- Part VIII Goethe and Faust -- Part IX. Science and morality.

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