The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
By (author) Stephen Jay Gould
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Structure of Evolutionary Theory by Stephen Jay Gould
Book DescriptionThis volume describes the content and discusses the history and origins of the three core commitments of Darwinism, examines the three critiques that challenge this Darwinian edifice and proposes a system for integrating these commitments and critiques into a structure of evolutionary thought.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674006133
(254mm x 162mm x 76mm)
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Stephen Jay Gould
Full House, Paperback (September 2011)
Gould shows why a more accurate way of understanding our world is to look at a given subject within its own context, to see it as a part of a spectrum of variation and then to reconceptualize trends as expansion or contraction of this "full house" of variation, and not as the progress or degeneration of an average value, or single thing.
Questioning the Millennium, Paperback (September 2011)
Gould addresses three questions about the millennium with his typical erudition, warmth, and whimsy: What is the concept of a millennium and how has its meaning shifted over time? How did the projection of Christ's 1,000-year reign become a secular measure? And when exactly does the millennium begin--January 1, 2000, or January 2, 2001?
Lying Stones of Marrakech, Paperback (September 2011)
Gould covers topics as diverse as episodes in the birth of paleontology to lessons from Britain's four greatest Victorian naturalists. This collection presents the richness and fascination of the various lives that have fueled the enterprise of science and opened our eyes to a world of unexpected wonders.
Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms, Paperback (September 2011)» View all books by Stephen Jay Gould
With his customary brilliance, Gould examines the puzzles and paradoxes great and small that build nature's and humanity's diversity and order.
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Author Biography - Stephen Jay Gould
Stephen Jay Gould was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University and Vincent Astor Visiting Professor of Biology at New York University. A MacArthur Prize Fellow, he received innumerable honors and awards and wrote many books, including Ontogeny and Phylogeny and Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle (both from Harvard).
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