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Life's solution : inevitable humans in a lonely universe

Author: S Conway Morris
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A controversial challenge to current views of evolution, for the general reader.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Conway Morris
ISBN: 0521603250 9780521603256
OCLC Number: 156902715
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 486 pages : illustrations
Contents: The Cambridge Sandwich; 1. Looking for Easter Island; 2. Can we break the great code?; 3. Universal Goo: life as a cosmic principle?; 4. The origin of life: straining the soup or our credulity?; 5. Uniquely lucky? The strangeness of Earth; 6. Converging on the extreme; 7. Seeing convergence; 8. Alien convergences?; 9. The non-prevalence of humanoids?; 10. Evolution bound: the ubiquity of convergence; 11. Towards a theology of evolution; 12. Last word.
Responsibility: Simon Conway Morris.

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