Human ecology
Translations between biology and sociology
TBBS: draft outline - 19/6/99

Draft outline for PhD proposal...
Translations between biology and sociology - Introduction (5,000 words) Part I: Initial points of translation (15-25,000 words)
Initial points of translation from biology (5,000 words) Formalism: a linking theme between mathematics, computation, and cultural theory (5,000 words) Initial points of translation from formalism (5,000 words) Conclusion part I: Possible grounds for translation (5,000 words) Part II: What questions does sociology ask? (30-40,000 words)
Introduction - (5,000 words) The work of representation: Stuart Hall (5,000 words) Power/Knowledge: Michel Foucault (5,000 words) Communicative Action: Jurgen Habermas (5,000 words) Risk Society: Ulrich Beck (5,000 words) The Search for the Perfect Language: Umberto Eco (5,000 words) Conclusion part II: What questions does sociology ask biology? (5,000 words) Part III: What are the roles of calcium in the genotype - phenotype argument? (30-40,000 words)
Introduction- 5000 words Chemiosmotic metabolism Neurological roles of calcium Structural roles of calcium Calcium in the endocrine system Calcium in the heart Developmental roles of calcium Genetic roles of calcium Protein metabolism Protein computation - Bray Conclusion part III: ? (5000 words) Translations between biology and sociology - Conclusions (10,000 words)
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Created 19/6/99