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Hen S Teeth And Horse S Toes Further Reflections In Natural History

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 9780393340860
Genre : Science
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"Lively and fascinating. . . . [Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature."—Tracy Kidder Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state," writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the "peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature," Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology.
Category: Science

Hen S Teeth And Horse S Toes

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 0393302008
Genre : Evolution
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Over a century after Darwin published the Origin of Species, Darwinian theory is in a "vibrantly healthy state," writes Stephen Jay Gould, its most engaging and illuminating exponent. Exploring the "peculiar and mysterious particulars of nature," Gould introduces the reader to some of the many and wonderful manifestations of evolutionary biology.
Category: Evolution

Hen S Teeth And Horse S Toes

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 0393017168
Genre : Nature
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"Lively and fascinating. . . . [Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature."-Tracy Kidder
Category: Nature

Ever Since Darwin Reflections In Natural History

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 9780393340419
Genre : Science
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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. Ever Since Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould's first book, has sold more than a quarter of a million copies. Like all succeeding collections by this unique writer, it brings the art of the scientific essay to unparalleled heights.
Category: Science

Eight Little Piggies Reflections In Natural History

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 9780393340846
Genre : Nature
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"There is no scientist today whose books I look forward to reading with greater anticipation of enjoyment and enlightenment than Stephen Jay Gould."—Martin Gardner Among scientists who write, no one illuminates as well as Stephen Jay Gould doesthe wonderful workings of the natural world. Now in a new volume of collected essays—his sixth since Ever Since Darwin—Gould speaks of the importance of unbroken connections within our own lives and to our ancestralgenerations. Along with way, he opens to us the mysteries of fish tails, frog calls, and other matters, and shows once and for all why we must take notice when a seemingly insignificant creature is threatened, like the land snail Partula from Moorea, whose extinction he movingly relates.
Category: Nature

The Flamingo S Smile Reflections In Natural History

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 9780393340853
Genre : Nature
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"Gould himself is a rare and wonderful animal—a member of the endangered species known as the ruby-throated polymath. . . . [He] is a leading theorist on large-scale patterns in evolution . . . [and] one of the sharpest and most humane thinkers in the sciences." --David Quammen, New York Times Book Review
Category: Nature

Leonardo S Mountain Of Clams And The Diet Of Worms

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 9780674061637
Genre : Science
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This unique volume of 21 recent essays published in "Natural History" magazine consciously formulates a humanistic natural history, telling how humans have learned to study and understand nature, rather than a history of nature itself. 41 illustrations.
Category: Science

The Lying Stones Of Marrakech

Author : Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN : 9780674061675
Genre : Science
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A popular essayist offers his perspective on natural history and the people who have tried to decipher it in this collection of essays on topics from fake fossils to vanishing planets. Photos.
Category: Science

The Great Chain Of History

Author : Nicolaas A. Rupke
ISBN : UCAL:B4143654
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Category: Biography & Autobiography