Urchin in the Storm by Stephen Jay Gould
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Urchin in the Storm
By Stephen Jay Gould

An Urchin in the Storm

Essays About Books and Ideas

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Urchin in the Storm by Stephen Jay Gould

Book Description

Ranging as far as the fox and as deep as the hedgehog (the urchin of his title), Stephen Jay Gould expands on geology, biological determinism, "cardboard Darwinism," and evolutionary theory in this sparkling collection.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780393305371
ISBN-10: 0393305376
Format: Paperback
(196mm x 134mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 28-Dec-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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Books By Author Stephen Jay Gould

Lying Stones of Marrakech by Stephen Jay Gould 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 by Stephen Jay Gould Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms, Paperback (September 2011)

With his customary brilliance, Gould examines the puzzles and paradoxes great and small that build nature's and humanity's diversity and order.

Dinosaur in a Haystack by Stephen Jay Gould Dinosaur in a Haystack, Paperback (September 2011)

From fads to fungus, baseball to beeswax, Gould always circles back to the great themes of time, change, and history, carrying readers home to the centering theme of evolution.

I Have Landed by Stephen Jay Gould I Have Landed, Paperback (September 2011)

Gould's final essay collection is based on his remarkable series for Natural History magazine--exactly 300 consecutive essays, with never a month missed, published from 1974 to 2001. Both an intellectually thrilling journey into the nature of scientific discovery and the most personal book he ever published.

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Author Biography - Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.

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