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Aristotle's Ladder, Darwin's Tree.

Author: J David Archibald
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2014]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J David Archibald
ISBN: 9780231164122 0231164122
OCLC Number: 908273452
Notes: Comprend un index.
Description: xii, 242 pages : illustrations
Contents: Blaming aristotle --
The roots of the tree of life --
Competing visual metaphors --
Deciphering darwin's trees --
The gilded age of evolutionary trees --
The waning and waxing of darwinian trees --
Revolutions in tree building --
The paragon of animals.

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J. David Archibald is one of the leading paleomammalogists in the world, and one of the foremost experts on the biotic changes across the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary. In this book, he shows a deep Read more...

 
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