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The problems of evolution

Author: Mark Ridley
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Series: OPUS.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ridley identifies the key problems with Darwin's theory and looks at some of the answers that have been put forward, giving the rival merits of the different theories. He also shows that Darwinism is  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ridley, Mark.
Problems of evolution.
Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
(OCoLC)647474708
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Ridley
ISBN: 0192191942 9780192191946 0192891758 9780192891754
OCLC Number: 11519663
Notes: "An OPUS book."
Description: vi, 159 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Is evolution true? --
The nature of heredity --
The mechanism of evolution --
Natural selection in action --
Molecular evolution --
Principles of classification --
Why do species exist? --
How can one species split into two? --
The rates of evolution --
Macro-evolution.
Series Title: OPUS.
Responsibility: Mark Ridley.
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