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Biological Classification: A Philosophical Introduction

Richard A. Richards - Science - 2016
Modern biological classification is based on the system developed by Linnaeus, and interpreted by Darwin as representing the tree of life. But despite its widespread acceptance ...
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Charles Darwin's the Origin of Species: New Interdisciplinary Essays

David Amigoni, Jeff Wallace - Science - 1995 - 211 pages
This volume marks a new approach to a seminal work of the new modern scientific imagination. Darwin's central theory of natural selection neither originated nor could be ...
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Keywords in Evolutionary Biology

Evelyn Fox Keller, Elisabeth A. Lloyd - Science - 1994 - 414 pages
In science, more than elsewhere, a word is expected to mean what it says, nothing more, nothing less. But scientific discourse is neither different nor separable from ordinary ...
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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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Information Theory, Evolution, and the Origin of Life

Hubert P. Yockey - Computers - 2005 - 259 pages
Information Theory, Evolution and the Origin of Life presents a timely introduction to the use of information theory and coding theory in molecular biology. The genetical ...
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Foundations of Systematics and Biogeography

David M. Williams, Malte C. Ebach - Medical - 2007 - 310 pages
Anyone interested in comparative biology or the history of science will find this myth-busting work genuinely fascinating. It draws attention to the seminal studies and ...
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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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Species Concepts in Biology: Historical Development, Theoretical Foundations ...

Frank E. Zachos - Science - 2016 - 220 pages
Frank E. Zachos offers a comprehensive review of one of today’s most important and contentious issues in biology: the species problem. After setting the stage with key ...
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The Princeton Guide to Evolution

David A. Baum, Douglas J. Futuyma, Hopi E. Hoekstra, Richard E. Lenski, Allen J. Moore, Cahterine L. Peichel, Dolph Schluter, Michael C. Whitlock - Science - 2013 - 888 pages
The Princeton Guide to Evolution is a comprehensive, concise, and authoritative reference to the major subjects and key concepts in evolutionary biology, from genes to mass ...
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