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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99
This collection of essays is eclectic, covering certain political, ethical, cultural, and philosophical topics. But running through all the material is the evolutionary-naturalistic perspective stated in the opening essay, which gives the book its title. Another emphatic feature is a focus on the Western cultural outlook, as the context in which the... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2012; US$ 15.95
Draw on the wit and wisdom of brilliant scientists to inspire your students as you teach them about a challenging area of biology. This teachers guide, which accompanies the EVO DVD, is structured around 10 fundamental questions about biological evolution. The teachers guide explores the DVDs commentary from some of the worlds most... more...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 15.99 US$ 13.75
In this fascinating book, John Maynard Smith and Eors Szathmary present an original picture of evolution. They propose that during evolution there have been a number of major transitions in the way in which information is passed between generations. These transitions include the appearance of the first replicating molecules, the emergence of co-operative... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 13.72
Die Autoren bringen Licht in die Mechanismen der Evolution und gehen der Frage nach, warum sie nicht nur Meister, sondern auch Versager hervorbringt. Der Band bietet tiefe Einblicke in biologische Phänomene und einen Überblick zum aktuellen Forschungsstand. more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Evolutionary Processes and Theory contains the proceedings of a workshop held in Israel in March 1985. Contributors explore evolutionary processes and theory and highlight advances in knowledge concerning differentiation, metabolic and immunological mechanisms, and the molecular biology of the genome. Issues that are being debated are also considered,... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 79.95 US$ 69.29
Das grundlegende Werk von Darwin On the Origin of Species liegt hier in der originalen Ubersetzung durch Julius Victor Carus vor, erweitert durch zahlreiche Erlauterungen, aussagekraftige Abbildungen sowie wichtige historische Bezuge. Die Entstehung der Arten von Darwin ist fur die heutige Leserschaft haufig schwierig zu verstehen. Eine hilfreiche... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 52.00
The debate between divine action, or faith, and natural selection, or science, is garnering tremendous interest. This book ventures well beyond the usual, contrasting American Protestant and atheistic points of view, and also includes the perspectives of Jews, Muslims, and Roman Catholics. It contains arguments from the various proponents of intelligent... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2005; US$ 35.00
Coevolution?reciprocal evolutionary change in interacting species driven by natural selection?is one of the most important ecological and genetic processes organizing the earth's biodiversity: most plants and animals require coevolved interactions with other species to survive and reproduce. The Geographic Mosaic of Coevolution analyzes how the... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 144.95
Tackling one of the most difficult and delicate of the evolutionary questions, this challenging book summarizes the more recent results in phylogenetics and developmental biology that address the evolution of key innovations in metazoans. Divided into three sections, the first considers the phylogenetic issues involving this area of the tree of life... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 130.59
The Cartesian metaphysical background of most contemporary bio-scientists limits their ability to understand the uniqueness of biological processes. The authors of this volume explore the viability of process ontology for increasing our understanding of core concepts of biology such as organism, evolution, and teleology. The book presents... more...