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- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 3.99
The Origin of Species challenged the beliefs of its time and questioned the deeply embedded religious theories. Darwin has presented his ideas about the evolution of man and other species through the law of survival of the fittest and natural selection. The book classified animal species into various categories. A revolutionary contribution... more...
- 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$ 31.95
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
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. Nick Lane uses the full extent of this new knowledge to describe... more...
- Campus Verlag 2003; US$ 14.97
Hauptbeschreibung 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... 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...
- Springer 2011; US$ 79.95
With contributions from a team of leading experts, this volume provides a comprehensive survey of recent achievements in our scientific understanding of evolution. The questions it asks concern the beginnings of the universe, the origin of life and the chances of its arising at all, the role of contingency, and the search for universal features in... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.95
Anthropologie ist der Versuch des Menschen, nach seinem Wesen und seiner Natur zu fragen sowie seine Herkunft und M glichkeiten zu ergr nden. W hrend sich Philosophen schon immer mit diesem Thema besch ftigt haben, sind im 20. Jahrhundert viele Disziplinen hinzugekommen. Der Autor beschreibt anhand von 35 biografischen und werkanalytischen Er rterungen,... 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...