Origins: a skeptic's guide to the creation of life on earth

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Summit Books, 1986 - Science - 332 pages
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The author's reconsideration of modern biology's hypotheses about the origin of life on earth is a springboard for an exploration of the nature and limitations of the scientific method

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Review: Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation of Life on Earth

User Review  - Benny King - Goodreads

A great popular account of the origin of life debate. Not easy without some prior exposure to chemistry and biology but coherent and comprehensive. I have no idea why anyone would rate it low unless they were a creationist or an idiot (that's being redundant...). Read full review

Review: Origins: A Skeptic's Guide to the Creation of Life on Earth

User Review  - Zrinka - Goodreads

Shapiro presents the Skeptic's views and objections to all the theories of the origin of life. Most importantly, he presents the case against the replicator-first hypothesis, which is still the one ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
In the Beginning
11
Doubt and Certainty
30
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

ROBERT SHAPIRO is an expert in DNA research and the author of the critically acclaimed books The Human Blueprint and Origins. He is a professor of chemistry at New York University.

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