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Dawkins vs. Gould : survival of the fittest

Author: Kim Sterelny
Publisher: Thriplow, UK : Icon Books, Lanham, Maryland : Distributed to the trade in the USA by National Book Network, Inc. 2007. ©2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edition, second editionView all editions and formats
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"Over the last twenty years, Richard Dawkins and Stephen Jay Gould and their supporters have been engaged in a savage battle over evolution, which continues to rage even after Gould's death in 2002. Kim Sterelny moves beyond caricature to expose the real differences between the conceptions of evolution of these two leading scientists. He shows that the conflict extends beyond evolution to their very beliefs in  Read more...
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Named Person: Richard Dawkins; Stephen Jay Gould; Richard Dawkins; Stephen Jay Gould; Richard Dawkins; Stephen Jay Gould
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kim Sterelny
ISBN: 9781840467802 1840467800
OCLC Number: 76936307
Description: 205 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
About the author --
Part I: Battle Joined. A clash of perspectives --
Part II: Dawkins' World. Genes and gene lineages ; Gene selection in a world of organisms ; Extended phenotypes and outlaws ; Selfishness and selection ; Selection and adaptation --
Part III: The View from Harvard. Local process, global change? ; Punctuated equilibrium ; Mass extinction ; Life in the Cambrian ; The evolutionary escalator --
Part IV: The State of Play. A candle in the dark? ; Stumps summary --
Suggested reading --
Glossary --
Appendix: Geological timescale.
Other Titles: Dawkins versus Gould
Responsibility: Kim Sterelny.

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'Slim and readable... the aficionado of evolutionary theory and the intense debate it engenders would do well to read Dawkins vs. Gould.' Nature, on the first edition  Read more...

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