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- Indiana University Press 2014; US$ 24.99
Charles Darwin?s most famous book On the Origin of Species is without question, one of the most important books ever written. While even the grandest works of Victorian English can prove difficult to modern readers, Darwin wrote his text in haste and under intense pressure. For an era in which Darwin is more talked about than read, Daniel Duzdevich... more...
- Quest Books 2014; US$ 26.95
By denying evolution altogether, says quantum physicist Amit Goswani, intelligent design believers fly in the face of scientific data. But the idea of intelligent design does contain substance that neo-Darwinists cannot ignore. Goswani posits that consciousness, not matter, is the primary force in the universe. Biology must come to terms with feeling,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 209.00
Three major aspects that distinguish this book are that (1) it contains the most detailed analysis of the sexual reproduction (oogenesis, fertilization and embryonic incubation) in a particular phylum of the aquatic invertebrates (Bryozoa) ever made; this analysis is based on an exhaustive review of the literature on that topic published over the last... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 166.00
Drawing on expertise from around the world, this volume identifies our current state of knowledge about the behavior and physiology of root herbivores. In particular, this work describes prevailing concepts and theories based on historical and current literature and identifies what new technologies and approaches are available to researchers in the... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99
There exists an undeniable chasm between the capacities of humans and those of animals, but what exactly is the difference between our minds and theirs? In The Gap , psychologist Thomas Suddendorf provides a definitive account of what makes human minds unique and how this disparity arose. He proposes that two innovations account for all of the ways... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 82.50
In tracing the history of Darwin’s accomplishment and the trajectory of evolutionary theory during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, most scholars agree that Darwin introduced blind mechanism into biology, thus banishing moral values from the understanding of nature. According to the standard interpretation, the principle of... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 129.00
This authoritative text/reference presents a review of the history, current status, and potential future directions of computational biology in molecular evolution. Gathering together the unique insights of an international selection of prestigious researchers, this must-read volume examines the latest developments in the field, the challenges that... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 23.19
Hauptbeschreibung Bestimmen unsere Gefühle unser Bewusstsein? Ist der Mensch zu rationalem und vernünftigem Handeln nur fähig, wenn er fühlt? Und wenn ja, welche Rolle spielen dann bewusste Prozesse, und wie werden sie im Gehirn umgesetzt? Der Portugiese Antonio Rosa Damasio, Professor für Neurologie und Psychologie an der University of Southern... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 30.00
In Trying Biology , Adam R. Shapiro convincingly dispels many conventional assumptions about the 1925 Scopes “monkey” trial. Most view it as an event driven primarily by a conflict between science and religion. Countering this, Shapiro shows the importance of timing: the Scopes trial occurred at a crucial moment in the history of biology... more...