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Of Molecules and Men

Of Molecules and Men

Crick Francis 
edizioni Prometheus Books collana Prometheus Books (Paperback) , 2004

These three 1966 lectures by Noble laureate Crick explain why "vitalism," the idea that an intangible life force beyond the grasp of science distinguishes the animate from the inanimate, is itself dead. In his first lecture he dismisses vitalism as unnecessary; in the second he explains why he believes it to be unnecessary...

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€ 14,80
The Tree Of Life

The Tree Of Life

Jackson Ellen  Wiley Judeanne Winter (ILT) 
edizioni Prometheus Books collana Prometheus Books (Paperback) , 2004

A simple explanation of the process of evolution, from the first appearance of "almost alive things" to the development of the millions of life forms that exist today

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€ 10,10
Evolutionary Humanism

Evolutionary Humanism

Huxley Julian 
edizioni Prometheus Books collana Prometheus Books (Paperback) , 1992

In this dazzling collection of essays covering a broad range of fields, from Darwinism and the global population explosion to bird watching, distinguished scientist and philosopher Sir Julian Huxley points out new frontiers for scientific research and reaffirms his belief in the intimate connection of the sciences,...

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€ 17,30
Defining Darwin

Defining Darwin

Ruse Michael 
edizioni Prometheus Books collana Prometheus Books (Hardcover)

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...

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€ 24,90