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- Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 102.00
Evolutionary science is not only one of the greatest breakthroughs of modern science, but also one of the most controversial. Perhaps more than any other scientific area, evolutionary science has caused us all to question what we are, where we came from, and how we relate to the rest of the universe. Encyclopedia of Evolution contains more than 200... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 24.95
For almost half a century, Amiri Baraka has ranked among the most important commentators on African American music and culture. In this brilliant assemblage of his writings on music, the first such collection in nearly twenty years, Baraka blends autobiography, history, musical analysis, and political commentary to recall the sounds, people, times,... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 34.95
More than two centuries ago, William Paley introduced his famous metaphor of the universe as a watch made by the Creator. For Paley, the exquisite structure of the universe necessitated a designer. Today, some 150 years since Darwin's On the Origin of Species was published, the argument of design is seeing a revival. This provocative work tells how... more...
- Profile Books 2010; US$ 13.31
Winner of the 2010 Royal Society Prize for science books Powerful new research methods are providing fresh and vivid insights into the makeup of life. Comparing gene sequences, examining the atomic structure of proteins and looking into the geochemistry of rocks have all helped to explain creation and evolution in more detail than ever before.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2003; US$ 11.74
Die Evolutionstheorie ist nicht nur ein zentrales Konzept der Biologie, sie hat das moderne Weltbild und das Selbstverständnis des Menschen geprägt. Sie war und ist jedoch auch Gegenstand heftiger Kontroversen in den Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften, vor allem hinsichtlich der Vererbung und der kognitiven und emotionalen Ausstattung des Menschen. Manuela... more...
- Pearson Education 2011; US$ 69.99
The Logic of Chance offers a reappraisal and a new synthesis of theories, concepts, and hypotheses on the key aspects of the evolution of life on earth in light of comparative genomics and systems biology. The author presents many specific examples from systems and comparative genomic analysis to begin to build a new, much more detailed, complex,... more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 13.31
Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piatelli-Palmarini, a distinguished philosopher and scientist working in tandem, reveal major flaws at the heart of Darwinian evolutionary theory. They do not deny Darwin's status as an outstanding scientist but question the inferences he drew from his observations. Combining the results of cutting-edge work in experimental... more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2011; US$ 5.99
This five-part Lent course draws on the life, work and religious struggles of Charles Darwin as depicted in the 2009 film 'Creation', a film based on the book 'Annie's Box' by Darwin's great-great-grandson Randal Keynes. This compelling and accessible Lent course looks at questions of great importance to all Christians. Can God and evolution co-exist?... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 21.95
Why Evolution Works (and Creationism Fails) is an impassioned argument in favor of scienceùprimarily the theory of evolutionùand against creationism. Why impassioned? Should not scientists be dispassionate in their work? "Perhaps," write the authors, "but it is impossible to remain neutral when our most successful scientific theories are under... more...
- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 7.28
No book has changed our understanding of ourselves more than Darwin's Origin of Species . It caused a sensation on its first day of publication in 1859 and went on to become an international bestseller. The idea that living things gradually evolve through natural selection profoundly shocked its Victorian readers, calling into question what had been... more...