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By Edward F., Jr. Ricketts,Katharine A. Rodger,Susan F. Beegel

Trailblazing marine biologist, visionary conservationist, deep ecology thinker, Edward F. Ricketts (1897–1948) has reached mythical prestige within the California mythos. a real polymath and a philosopher sooner than his time, Ricketts was once a scientist who labored in passionate collaboration with lots of his friends—artists, writers, and influential highbrow figures—including, possibly such a lot famously, John Steinbeck, who as soon as stated that Ricketts's brain "had no horizons." This unparalleled assortment, that includes formerly unpublished items in addition to others on hand for the 1st time of their unique shape, displays the large scope of Ricketts’s clinical, philosophical, and literary pursuits through the years he lived and labored on Cannery Row in Monterey, California. those writings, which jointly light up the evolution of Ricketts’s precise, holistic method of technology, comprise "Verbatim transcription of notes at the Gulf of California trip," the fundamental manuscript for Steinbeck’s and Ricketts’s Log from the ocean of Cortez; the essays "The Philosophy of Breaking via" and "A non secular Morphology of Poetry;" a number of shorter items on subject matters together with amassing invertebrates and the influence of modernization on Mexican village existence; and extra. a fascinating severe biography and a few infrequent photos supply a brand new and richly distinctive view of Ricketts’s life.

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