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The Descent of Man

Charles Darwin, Michael T. Ghiselin - Science - 2010 - 492 pages
Published on the anniversary of the great naturalist's 200th birthday, these excerpts from Darwin's landmark work build on the evolutionary concepts introduced in On the Origin ...
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Intellectual Compromise: The Bottom Line

Michael T. Ghiselin - Education - 1989 - 226 pages
Uncovers the disturbing underlying principle that American universities reach decisions on economic grounds. Cf. blurb.
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The Species Problem: Biological Species, Ontology, and the Metaphysics of ...

David N. Stamos - Philosophy - 2003 - 380 pages
Stamos squarely confronts the problem of determining what a biological species is, whether species are real, and the nature of their reality. He critically considers the ...
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Unfinished Synthesis : Biological Hierarchies and Modern Evolutionary ...

New York Niles Eldredge American Museum of Natural History - Science - 1985 - 256 pages
This study provides a stimulating critique of contemporary evolutionary thought, analyzing the Modern Synthesis first developed by Theodosius Dobzhansky, Ernst Mayr, and George ...
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Toward a New Philosophy of Biology: Observations of an Evolutionist

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1988 - 564 pages
Provides a philosophical analysis of such biological concepts as natural selection, adaptation, speciation, and evolution
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What Evolution Is

Ernst Mayr - Science - 2008 - 300 pages
At once a spirited defense of Darwinian explanations of biology and an elegant primer on evolution for the general reader, What Evolution Is poses the questions at the heart of ...
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