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Punctuated Equilibrium

Stephen Jay GOULD, Stephen Jay Gould - Science - 2009 - 408 pages
In 1972 Stephen Jay Gould took the scientific world by storm with his paper on punctuated equilibrium. Challenging a core assumption of Darwin's theory of evolution, it ...
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The Flamingo's Smile: Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould - Nature - 1987 - 476 pages
Evolutionary theory in the theme that binds together these essays on such seemingly disparate topics as the feeding habits of flamingos, flowers and snails that change from ...
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The Mismeasure of Man

Stephen Jay Gould - Psychology - 1996 - 444 pages
The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve.
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The Ovary of Eve: Egg and Sperm and Preformation

Clara Pinto-Correia - History - 1997 - 396 pages
The Ovary of Eve is a rich and often hilarious account of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century efforts to understand conception. In these early years of the Scientific ...
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Melancholies of Knowledge: Literature in the Age of Science

Margery Arent Safir - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 205 pages
Scholars in the exact and social sciences join literary critics to consider the work of French author Michel Rio and to reflect on literature's place in intellectual discourse ...
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Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould - Nature - 1994 - 479 pages
In the sixth volume of essays from Natural History magazine, a science writer discusses environmental spoliation and the massive extinction of the Earth's species.
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An Urchin in the Storm: Essays about Books and Ideas

Stephen Jay Gould - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 255 pages
Reviews books about pandas, scientific research, evolution, culture, geology, the origin of the mind, testing bias, genetics, and scientific frauds
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