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Ever Since Darwin By Stephen Jay Gould

Ever Since Darwin
by Stephen Jay Gould

Scientific insight and literary flair combine, in this collection of reflections where such topics as the importance and relevance of Darwinism, the question of size in nature and the bizarre sex life of a mushroom maggot are examined.
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DARWINIANA: Darwin's Delay; Darwin's Sea Change or Five Years at the Captain's Table; Darwin's Dilemma - The Odyssey of Evolution; Darwin's Untimely Burial. HUMAN EVOLUTION: A Matter of Degree; Bushes and Ladders in Human Evolution; The Child as Man's Real Father; Human Babies as Embryos. ODD ORGANISMS AND EVOLUTIONARY EXEMPLARS: The Misnamed, Mistreated, and Misunderstood Irish Elk; Urn Organic Wisdom, or Why Should a Fly Eat Its Mother from Inside; Of Bamboos, Cicadas, and the Economy of Adam Smith; The Problem of Perfection, or How Can a Clam Mount a Fish on Its Rear End? PATTERNS AND PUNCTUATIONS IN THE HISTORY OF LIFE: The Pentagon of Life; An Unsung Single-Celled Hero; Is the Cambrian Explosion a Sigmoid Fraud; The Great Dying. THEORIES OF THE EARTH: The Reverend Thomas's Dirty Little Planet; Uniformity and Catastrophe; Velikovsky in Collision; The Validation of Continental Drift. SIZ E AND SHAPE, FROM CHURCHES TO BRAINS TO PLANETS: Size and Shape; Sizing Up Human Intelligence; History of the Vertebrate Brain; Planetary Sizes and Surfaces. SCIENCE IN SOCIETY- A HISTORICAL VIEW: On Heroes and Fools in Science; Posture Maketh the Man; Racism and Recapitulation; The Criminal as Natures Mistake, or the Ape in Some of Us. THE SCIENCE AND POLITICS OF HUMAN NATURE: Part A Race, Sex, and Violence; Why We Should Not Name Human Races - A Biological View; The Nonscience of Human Nature; Racist Arguments and IQ; Part B Sociobiology - Biological Potentiality vs. Biological Determinism; So Cleverly Kind an Animal.

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GOR001229944
Ever Since Darwin: Reflections in Natural History by Stephen Jay Gould
Stephen Jay Gould
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1991-01-31
288
0140135340
9780140135343
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