TITLE

A journey towards human origins

AUTHOR(S)
Shipman, Pat
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/19/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1791, p45
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Profiles Phillip Vallentine Tobias, winner of the first Leakey Foundation prize for multidisciplinary research in ape and human evolution. Career highlights; Tobias' reputation for long-windedness in written and spoken word; Research in paleoanthropology; Hobbies and recreational activities; Contribution to genetics and the study of race.
ACCESSION #
10557729

 

Related Articles

  • MEMORIAL CELEBRATION TO PROFESSOR PHILLIP TOBIAS.  // Digging Stick;Aug2012, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p23 

    The article presents an obituary for Professor Phillip Valentine Tobias, a scientist, scholar and palaeoanthropologist.

  • Phillip Tobias: Anthropologist and mentor (1925-2012). Morris, Alan // South African Journal of Science;2012, Vol. 108 Issue 7/8, p1 

    An obituary for human biologist Phillip Valentine Tobias is presented.

  • News and views.  // South African Journal of Science;Aug95, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p384 

    Reports that Phillip V. Tobias is to receive the Huxley Memorial Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland.

  • PHILLIP VALENTINE TOBIAS. Jenkins, Trefor // South African Archaeological Bulletin;Dec2012, Vol. 67 Issue 196, p273 

    The article presents an obituary for South African physical anthropologist Phillip Valentine Tobias.

  • REMEMBERING PHILLIP TOBIAS. Musiker, Reuben // Jewish Affairs;Rosh Hashanah 2012, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p17 

    An obituary for anatomist and palaeo-anthropologist Phillip Tobias is presented.

  • Sizing up the missing links. Reader, John // New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p40 

    Reviews the book 'Olduvai Gorge: Volume 4 The Skulls, Endocasts and Teeth of Homo habilis,' by P.V. Tobias. Anthropological debate about the real nature of `Homo habilis'; More.

  • Homo habilis's Humanness: Phillip Tobias as a Philosopher. Corbey, Raymond // History & Philosophy of the Life Sciences;2012, Vol. 34 Issue 1/2, p103 

    A detailed, interdisciplinary reading of Phillip Tobias's publications on Homo habilis shows how a philosophical notion of "humanness" has structured his interpretation of the fossils attributed to this species. The role of this notion in his research and its backgrounds in philosophy,...

  • In Brief...  // South African Journal of Science;Aug99, Vol. 95 Issue 8, p324 

    Provides information on several scientists in South Africa as of August 1999. Honors given to Phillip Tobias, George Ellis, and Frances Ames; Election of Anthony Ball as a fellow of Britain's Royal Academy of Engineering; Update on the University of Cape Town.

  • Interviewing a master human biologist. Morris, Alan G. // South African Journal of Science;Jan/Feb2009, Vol. 105 Issue 1/2, p23 

    The article reviews the book "Tobias in Conversation: Genes, Fossils and Anthropology," by Philip Tobias, Goran Å¡trkalj and Jane Dugard.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics