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How science works--evolution : a student primer

Author: R J Ellis
Publisher: Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010.
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"Evolution is just a theory, isn't it? What is a scientific theory anyway? Don't scientists prove things? What is the difference between a fact, a hypothesis and a theory in science? How does scientific thinking differ from religious thinking? Why are most leading scientists atheists? Are science and religion compatible? Why are there so many different religious beliefs but only one science? What is the evidence for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Ellis, R.J. (Reginald John), 1935-
How science works--evolution.
Dordrecht ; London : Springer, ©2010
(DLC) 2009941981
(OCoLC)465370643
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R J Ellis
ISBN: 9789048131839 9048131839 9048131820 9789048131822
OCLC Number: 663093800
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 100 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; Figure Credits; Introduction: The Aims of This Book; 1 Two Ways of Explaining the World; 2 How Science Works; 3 Darwins Theory of Evolution; 4 The Evidence for Evolution; 5 The Evolution of Eyes; Concluding Remarks.
Responsibility: John Ellis.

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This general reading book is aimed at those interested in evolution and the philosophy of science. It covers many questions such as: what is the difference between fact and theory? Why are most  Read more...

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