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- Vieweg+Teubner Verlag 2013; US$ 17.76
Ich bin mir des vernichtenden Kommentars bewußt, der hinter den Ku lissen getuschelt wird - nämlich, daß ich wie ein Professor klinge -, aber nach all den professoralen Jahren ist es mir fast unmöglich, die Hauptbe schäftigung meines Lebens zu verbergen. Seit über vierzig Jahren habe ich den Kursus "allgemeine Biologie" für Anfänger und Fortgeschrittene... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 17.76
- Wiley 2016; US$ 129.95 US$ 112.62
Developmental Approaches to Human Evolution encapsulates the current state of evolutionary developmental anthropology. This emerging scientific field applies tools and approaches from modern developmental biology to understand the role of genetic and developmental processes in driving morphological and cognitive evolution in humans, non-human... more...
- Random House 2016; US$ 21.14
'A great journalist with a whip-like satirical prose style? Wolfe?s great gift is to make the heavy seem light and this book is such an entertaining polemic that I read it in a day and immediately wanted to read it again.' - Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey that is... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 14.99
Forrest and Gross expose the scientific failure, the religious essence, and the political ambitions of "intelligent design" creationism, highlighting its threat to public education and to the separation of church and state. more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99
The Origin of Species is the landmark book that, for better or worse, puts science and religion at odds. Very few people have read this book and come away not believing in evolution. The detail of research is even by today's standards stunning; and the writing is still eminently readable. Second only to the Bible in its scope of influence, this book... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2012; US$ 1.99
Written partly in response to Social Darwinism and in particular to Thomas H. Huxley's nineteenth-century essay, "The Struggle for Existence," Kropotkin's book drew on his experiences in scientific expeditions in Siberia to illustrate the phenomenon of cooperation. After examining the evidence of cooperation in nonhuman animals, pre-feudal societies,... more...
- Profile Books 2016; US$ 9.31
Why do giraffes have such long necks? Why are zebras striped? Why are buffalo herds broadly democratic while elephants prefer dictatorships? What explains the architectural brilliance of the termite mound or the complications of the hyena's sex life? And why have honey-badgers evolved to be one of nature's most efficient agents of mass destruction?... more...
- IOS Press 2016; Not Available
Stringent ways of thinking, ?conceptual frameworks?, are necessary in science. The drawback is that the associated assumptions, concepts, rules and practice may become so deeply entrenched that they turn into tacit knowledge and hence give rise to constraints in scientific thought and practice ? that is, a new kind of plethora that seriously blinds... more...
- Quercus 2017; US$ 12.99
How did life begin? What is the theory of evolution and is it proven? Are we really descended from apes? And has evolution stalled or is humanity just a step on the way to more advanced forms of life? Through 200 mini-essays, expert palaeontologist Darren Naish answers these and many other fundamental questions on the most controversial topic of... more...