So Human an Animal

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So Human An Animal
So Human An Animal cover.jpg
AuthorRené Dubos
CountryUnited States
Publication date
1968/new edition 1998

So Human an Animal: How We Are Shaped by Surroundings and Events, is a book written by René Dubos and published by Scribner in 1968.[1] It won the 1969 Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction.[2] In the book, Dubos, a microbiologist and pathologist, explores the thesis that technology is dehumanizing us and that science needs to be humanized.


  1. ^ Dubos, René Jules (1968). So Human an Animal. Scribner. ISBN 0-684-71753-0.
  2. ^ "Pulitzer Prize Winners: General Non-Fiction" (web). Retrieved 2008-02-28.

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