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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 26.95
Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is one of the most widely cited books in modern science. Yet tackling this classic can be daunting for students and general readers alike because of Darwin's Victorian prose and the complexity and scope of his ideas. The "Origin" Then and Now is a unique guide to Darwin's masterwork, making it accessible to a... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 11.99
From the invention of the electric chair to the less offensive post-it note, "Bollocks! Why Didnt I Think of That?" features 101 clever inventions we could no longer imagine life without. Each ingenious invention comes complete with its history and handy trivia - I bet you you didn't know early Romans used porcupine quills as tooth-picks? Or that 1,000,000,000... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 87.99
Evolution Challenges goes beyond the science versus religion debate to ask why evolution is so often rejected as a legitimate scientific fact, focusing on a wide range of cognitive, socio-cultural, and motivational factors that make concepts such as evolution difficult to grasp. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 210.00
The plot of a novel is expected to move purposefully toward an ending. Until the 19 th century, processes within a reality believed to have been created by God were also understood to work in this way. As a result, novels claimed to represent reality through their purposefulness. Because of Charles Darwin, this world outlook entered a state... more...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2000; US$ 15.99
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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 19.99
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
Das grundlegende Werk von Darwin On the Origin of Species liegt hier in der originalen Übersetzung durch Julius Victor Carus vor, erweitert durch zahlreiche Erläuterungen, aussagekräftige Abbildungen sowie wichtige historische Bezüge. Die Entstehung der Arten von Darwin ist für die heutige Leserschaft häufig schwierig zu verstehen. Eine hilfreiche... more...