Natural Selection Books
Books con argomento Natural Selection Scienze della vita: argomenti d'interesse generale
The Reluctant Mr. Darwin
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Paperback), 2007
Twenty-one years passed between Charles Darwin's epiphany that "natural selection" formed the basis of evolution and the scientist's publication of On the Origin of Species. Why did Darwin delay, and what happened during the course of those...
The Genetical Theory of Natural Selection
Fisher Ronald Aylmer
Bennett J. H. (EDT)
edizioni Oxford Univ Pr on Demand collana Oxford Univ Pr on Demand (Hardcover), 2000
This work is cited in Books for College Libraries, 3d ed. Fisher's original 1930 text is reproduced here in facsimile, including the original preface, table of contents, list of colored plates (here included as black and white) and text. Providing a synthesis of Darwinian selection and Mendelian genetics and marking...
Ever Since Darwin
Gould Stephen Jay
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Paperback), 1992
More than any other modern scientists, Stephen Jay Gould has opened up to millions the wonders of evolutionary biology. His genius as an essayist lies in his unmatched ability to use his knowledge of the world, including popular culture, to illuminate the realm of science.
edizioni Prometheus Books collana Prometheus Books (Hardcover), 2009
In this collection of new and recent essays, historian of science Ruse (philosophy, Florida State U.) re-evaluates Darwin's scientific legacy, paying special attention to the ways in which the concept of natural selection has influenced ethical and religious thought. After showing how Darwin's great theory was at least...
The Blind Watchmaker
edizioni Turtleback Books collana Turtleback Books (Prebind), 1996
Clarifies the seemingly implausible aspects of Darwin's theory, drawing on the famous watch comparison argued by William Paley, the eighteenth-century theologian