What It Means to Be 98% Chimpanzee: Apes, People, and Their Genes (Google eBook)
Marks presents the field of molecular anthropology—a synthesis of the holistic approach of anthropology with the reductive approach of molecular genetics—as a way of improving our understanding of the science of human evolution. This iconoclastic, witty, and extremely readable book illuminates the deep background of our place in nature and asks us to think critically about what science is, and what passes for it, in modern society.
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Review: What It Means to Be 98% Chimpanzee: Apes, People, and Their GenesUser Review - Scott Frank - Goodreads
The spiritual successor to Stephen Jay Gould's "Mismeasure of Man." Marks, with eloquent humor, tries to teach people why so much of what they think they know isn't quite true. What particularly great ... Read full review
Review: What It Means to Be 98% Chimpanzee: Apes, People, and Their GenesUser Review - Thomas Stevenson - Goodreads
In the world of politics, science is whatever you want it to be. Marks says it isn't and set out to show the many ways that science has been misused to lead the unaware or uncritical to incorrect ... Read full review
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