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Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for Wonder

Richard Dawkins - Science - 2000 - 352 pages
Did Newton "unweave the rainbow" by reducing it to its prismatic colors, as Keats contended? Did he, in other words, diminish beauty? Far from it, says acclaimed scientist ...
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Ecology and Evolution of Darwin's Finches

Peter R. Grant - Nature - 1999 - 492 pages
After his famous visit to the Galápagos Islands, Darwin speculated that "one might fancy that, from an original paucity of birds in this archipelago, one species had been taken ...
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Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence

Richard W. Wrangham, Dale Peterson - Nature - 1996 - 350 pages
Draws on recent discoveries about human evolution to examine whether violence among men is a product of their primitive heritage, and searches for solutions to the problems of ...
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Second Nature: Economic Origins of Human Evolution

Haim Ofek - Business & Economics - 2001 - 254 pages
This book explores how market forces and economics can help answer fundamental questions of human evolution.
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Mammoths, Mastodonts, and Elephants: Biology, Behavior and the Fossil Record

Gary Haynes - Science - 1993 - 413 pages
This study uses the ecology and behaviour of modern elephants to create models for reconstructing the life and death of extinct mammoths and mastodons.
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Our Cosmic Origins: From the Big Bang to the Emergence of Life and Intelligence

A. H. Delsemme - Nature - 2001 - 344 pages
Our Cosmic Origins, first published in 1998, traces the remarkable story of the emergence of life and intelligence right through the complex evolutionary history of the ...
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Machiavellian Intelligence II: Extensions and Evaluations

Andrew Whiten - Nature - 1997 - 403 pages
Extends and evaluates the Machiavellian Intelligence Hypothesis for intelligence's social basis.
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Evolution and the Human Mind: Modularity, Language and Meta-Cognition

Peter Carruthers, Andrew Chamberlain - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 331 pages
This volume of essays offers an interdisciplinary examination of the evolution of the human mind.
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The Cambridge Companion to Darwin

Gregory Radick - History - 2003 - 486 pages
These essays form a most convenient and accessible guide to Darwin.
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