Aristotle's ladder, Darwin's tree : the evolution of visual metaphors for biological order (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Aristotle's ladder, Darwin's tree : the evolution of visual metaphors for biological order

Author: J David Archibald
Publisher: New York : Columbia Univ. Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Aristotle's Ladder, Darwin's Tree.
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Leading paleontologist J. David Archibald explores the rich history of visual metaphors for biological order from ancient times to the present

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J David Archibald
ISBN: 9780231164122 0231164122
OCLC Number: 891760348
In: Archibald, J. David
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments 1. Blaming Aristotle 2. The Roots of the Tree of Life 3. Competing Visual Metaphors 4. Deciphering Darwin's Trees 5. The Gilded Age of Evolutionary Trees 6. The Waning and Waxing of Darwinian Trees 7. Three Revolutions in Tree Building 8. The Paragon of Animals References Index
Responsibility: J. David Archibald.

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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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