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    Demythologizing environmentalism.Douglas R. Weiner - 1992 - Journal of the History of Biology 25 (3):385-411.
    In the early 1950s Grant McConnell, Jr., called for a political adjudication of our environmental and political visions. He pointed out the arbitrary nature of Gifford Pinchot's noble-sounding formula (“The greatest good for the greatest number over the longest time”), noting that such a determination depended on whom you asked. No technocrat can determine the greatest good on the basis of some secret expertise or privileged knowledge. We need to resolve our disparate visions of the uses of nature and human (...)
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    The Roots of 'Michurinism': Transformist Biology and Acclimatization as Currents in the Russian Life Sciences.Douglas R. Weiner - 1985 - Annals of Science 42 (3):243-260.
    By now, the story of T. D. Lysenko's phantasmagoric career in the Soviet life sciences is widely familiar. While Lysenko's attempts to identify I. V. Michurin, the horticulturist, as the source of his own inductionist ideas about heredity are recognized as a gambit calculated to enhance his legitimacy, the real roots of those ideas are still shrouded in mystery. This paper suggests those roots may be found in a tradition in Russian biology that stretches back to the 1840s—a tradition inspired (...)
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    Eloge: Eduard Izrailevich Kolchinskii.Douglas R. Weiner, Lloyd Ackert, Stephen C. Brain, Loren R. Graham & Paul Josephson - 2020 - Isis 111 (4):838-839.
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    The J.H.B. Bookshelf.Shirley A. Roe, Keith R. Benson, Douglas R. Weiner & Janet Browne - 1990 - Journal of the History of Biology 23 (3):529-537.
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    Einstein and Soviet Ideology.Douglas R. Weiner - 2003 - Common Knowledge 9 (2):352-352.
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    Feature ReviewConcepts of Symbiogenesis: A Historical and Critical Study of the Research of Russian Botanists. Liya Nikolaevna Khakhina, Lynn Margulis, Mark McMenamin, Stephanie Merkel, Robert CoalsonEvolution by Association: A History of Symbiosis. Jan Sapp.Douglas R. Weiner - 1996 - Isis 87 (1):140-141.
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    Michael David‐Fox;, György Péteri . Academia in Upheaval: Origins, Transfers, and Transformations of the Communist Academic Regime in Russia and East Central Europe. Xiv + 334 Pp., Illus., Index. Westport, Conn./London: Bergin & Garvey, 2000. [REVIEW]Douglas R. Weiner - 2002 - Isis 93 (4):668-669.
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    Scientific Management, Socialist Discipline, and Soviet Power. Mark R. Beissinger.Douglas R. Weiner - 1990 - Isis 81 (3):594-595.
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    Feliks Shtilmark. History of the Russian Zapovedniks, 1895–1995. Translated by, G. H. Harper. Xii + 308 Pp., Illus., Tables, Bibl., Index. Edinburgh: Russian Nature Press, 2003. £15. [REVIEW]Douglas R. Weiner - 2005 - Isis 96 (4):675-676.
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    Community Ecology in Stalin's Russia: "Socialist" and "Bourgeois" Science.Douglas R. Weiner - 1984 - Isis 75 (4):684-696.
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