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Lewis Thomas

by Andrew J. Angyal

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Twayne in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Thomas, Lewis, 1913- -- Criticism and interpretation,
    • Literature and science -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Literature and medicine -- United States -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Andrew J. Angyal.
      SeriesTwayne"s United States authors series ;, TUSAS 547
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3570.H566 Z54 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 141 p. :
      Number of Pages141
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2056391M
      ISBN 100805775366
      LC Control Number88034761

      LEWIS THOMAS Novem –December 3, BY GERALD WEISSMANN T HE LIFE OF LEWIS THOMAS spanned a golden age of American medicine, an era when, in his words, “our oldest art became the youngest science.” Thomas played a major role in that transformation; he was known among scientists as an innovative immunologist, pathologist, and. Learn more about Lewis Thomas. Browse Lewis Thomas’s best-selling audiobooks and newest titles. Discover more authors you’ll love listening to on Audible.

      Lewis Thomas Audio Books on In this partially autobiographical work, best-selling author Lewis Thomas offers insights on subjects as wide-ranging as gender differences, how it feels to be a patient, human vs. computer intelligence. Lewis Thomas was a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Medical School, he was the dean of Yale Medical School and New York University School of Medicine, and the president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Institute.

      Thomas, Lewis (b. 25 November in New York City; d. 4 December in New York City), physician, scientist, administrator, and essayist, whose collection of “biology-watching” essays, The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher (), won a National Book Thomas was born in Flushing, Queens, the fourth child and first of two sons of Joseph Simon Thomas, a physician. The Buckskin Brotherhood: New Release! The McGavin Brothers. Home: Bio.


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Elegant, suggestive, and clarifying, Lewis Thomas's profoundly humane vision explores the world around us and examines the complex interdependence of all things.

Extending beyond the usual limitations of biological science and into a vast and wondrous world of hidden relationships, this provocative book explores in personal, poetic essays to topics such as computers, germs, language.

Lewis Thomas Lewis Thomas book 38 books on Goodreads with ratings. Lewis Thomas’s most popular book is The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher.

See all books authored by Lewis Thomas, including The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher, and The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher, and more on Looking for books by Lewis Thomas. Lewis Thomas spent his life revolving around various aspects of medicine – apprenticeship, patients, research, administration, being a patient, and writing.

In this memoir, he shares tales and insights from all of these experiences in an easy-to-digest and relatable format/5. Lewis Thomas spent his life revolving around Lewis Thomas book aspects of medicine – apprenticeship, patients, research, administration, being a patient, and writing.

In this memoir, he shares tales and insights from all of these experiences in an easy-to-digest and relatable s: Lewis Thomas's second book was another collection of twenty-nine of his New England Journal of Medicineessays published in as The Medusa and the Snail: More Notes of a Biology Watcher.

This book would receive the American Book. This boxed set contains two must-have books by Lewis Thomas--The Medusa and the Snail and Lives of a Cell. Thomas writes beautifully about biology and the natural universe. I see him as a combination biologist, natural philosopher and brilliant by:   Lewis Thomas' The Lives of a Cell falls in the latter category.

The book is composed of 29 of the most succinct but unforgettable essays on subjects not just narrowed down to scientific fields but also about their ongoing connection to/5. Lewis Thomas grew up as a bright lad in a loving family in a comfortable house in Flushing, Queens.

His father, Dr. Joseph Simon Thomas (Princeton, ; Columbia P&S, ), was a good-natured, hard-working doctor who had met and married the love of his life, Grace Emma Peck of Beacon Falls, Connecticut, at Roosevelt Hospital, where she was a nurse and he was an intern.

Lewis Thomas is one of those. From his first collection of essays, "The Lives of a Cell" on, his work always delights while informing as well. I sometimes buy several copies of the paperback editions of his works to "lend," knowing that they will disappear into the library of each friend to whom I "lend" a copy.

I find that by: This boxed set contains two must-have books by Lewis Thomas--The Medusa and the Snail and Lives of a Cell. Thomas writes beautifully about biology and the natural universe.

I see him as a combination biologist, natural philosopher and brilliant essayist. And don't worry, you don't need to know a lot about biology to enjoy these books/5().

Among them was the great physician, etymologist, poet, and essayist Lewis Thomas (Novem –December 3, ), who explores that delicate relationship between humanity and the rest of nature in a splendid essay titled “Seven Wonders,” found in his timelessly rewarding collection Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler’s Ninth Symphony (public library).

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Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. From: Gulf Coast Books (Memphis, TN, U.S.A.) Seller Rating: Add to. The following is a personality profile of Lewis Thomas based on his work.

Lewis Thomas is heartfelt. He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Lewis Thomas is also proud: he holds himself in high regard.

Thomas’ first book, The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher (), was a collection of 29 essays originally written for the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Thomas Lewis has 72 books on Goodreads with ratings. Thomas Lewis’s most popular book is A General Theory of Love. One of the successful novel series written by author Vicki Lewis Thompson was published under the title ‘Sons of Chance’.

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a Sermon Occasioned by the Murder of the King of the French. Preached at Waldron, in Sussex, on Sunday, the 27th of January, by the Rev. T.Lewis Thomas. [Andrew J Angyal] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library.

Create Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Andrew J Angyal. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Lewis Thomas was a physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher.

A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Medical School, he was the dean of Yale Medical School and New York University School of Medicine, and the president of Memorial Sloan-Kettering : Penguin Publishing Group.