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What Evolution Is (Science Masters Series)

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ISBN13: 9780465044269
ISBN10: 0465044263
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At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general reader, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of evolutionary theory and considers how our improved understanding of evolution has affected the viewpoints and values of modern man.Science Masters Series

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Mayr provides as convincing a testament to Darwin's genius as you are likely to find."--New York Times Book Review

About the Author

Ernst Mayr was the leading evolutionary biologist of the 20th century. He was Professor Emeritus at the Zoology Department of Harvard University and for twenty-three years served as Curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. He died in February 2005 in Massachusetts.

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Randy, November 12, 2008 (view all comments by Randy)
This is a thorough, relatively current overview of evolution. Not a lot of time is spent arguing against creationists, but references to sources that do that are given. The general reader will want to have a scientific dictionary (other than the book's glossary) close at hand, as no punches are pulled with the technical vocabulary.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780465044269
Foreword:
Diamond, Jared
Author:
Diamond, Jared
Author:
Mayr, Ernst
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Evolution (Biology)
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Biology-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Science Masters Series
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 12.4 oz

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Mayr provides as convincing a testament to Darwin's genius as you are likely to find."--New York Times Book Review
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