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  Volume 44, Number 1, Winter 2001

Table of Contents

From: Perspectives in Biology and Medicine

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Bacteriophage Therapy for Bacterial Infections: Rekindling a Memory from the Pre-Antibiotics Era

pp. 1-16

Dirt, Disgust, and Disease: Is Hygiene in Our Genes?

pp. 17-31

Human Language and Our Reptilian Brain: The Subcortical Bases of Speech, Syntax, and Thought

pp. 32-51

The Significance of Wheat in the Dakota Territory, Human Evolution, Civilization, and Degenerative Diseases

pp. 52-61

Personal Reflections on the "Animal-Rights" Phenomenon

pp. 62-75

Sir John Eccles, 1903-1997: Part 1. Onto the Demonstration of the Chemical Nature of Transmission in the CNS

pp. 76-86

The Problems of Seeing and Saying in Medicine and Poetry

pp. 87-98

Neurology, Technology, and the Diagnostic Imperative

pp. 99-107

Essay Reviews

Peter A. Ubel's "Pricing Life"

pp. 108-116

Peter Ward and Donald Brownlee's "Rare Earth"

pp. 117-131

Book Reviews

Confessions of a Medicine Man: An Essay in Popular Philosophy (review)

pp. 132-134

An Elusive Science: The Troubling History of Education Research (review)

pp. 134-137

The Relationship Code: Deciphering Genetic and Social Influences on Adolescent Development (review)

pp. 137-139

The Tipping Point (review)

pp. 139-142

Statistics on the Table: The History of Statistical Concepts and Methods (review)

pp. 142-146

Behavioral Genetics: The Clash of Culture and Biology (review)

pp. 146-148

The American Medical Ethics Revolution: How the AMA's Code of Ethics Has Transformed Physicians' Relationships to Patients, Professionals and Society (review)

pp. 148-152

Duty and Healing: Foundations of a Jewish Bioethics (review)

pp. 152-155

Empowering Health Care Consumers through Tax Reform (review)

pp. 155-157

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