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The Evolutionists: The Struggle for Darwin's Soul

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Introduced in 1859, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution generated hot debate and controversy. Today nearly all reputable scientists agree: evolution did happen and natural selection was its main driving force. Yet a century and a half after Darwin, the theory of evolution is still being fought over with a ferocity that has rarely been equaled in the annals of science. What are scientists arguing about? And why are their exchanges sometimes so bitter?

In The Evolutionists, Richard Morris vividly portrays the controversies that rage today in the field of evolutionary biology. With a clear and unbiased eye, he explores the fundamental questions about the evolutionary process that have provoked such vehement disagreement among some of the world's most prominent scientists, including Stephen Jay Gould, fellow paleontologist Niles Eldredge, geneticist John Maynard Smith, and zoologist Richard Dawkins.

A vibrant account of contemporary evolutionary biology, The Evolutionists is a fascinating look at how controversy and debate shape the scientific process.

About the Author

Richard Morris, Ph.D., is the author of more than a dozen books explaining the wonders and intricacies of the scientific world, among them The Big Questions, Achilles in the Quantum Universe, Time's Arrows, and The Edge of Science. He lives in San Francisco, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805071375
Author:
Morris, Richard
Publisher:
Holt McDougal
Author:
Morris, Richard , PhD
Author:
Richard Morris, PhD
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
Biology-Evolution
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.622 in

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