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The Cambridge encyclopedia of Darwin and evolutionary thought, edited by Michael Ruse

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The Cambridge encyclopedia of Darwin and evolutionary thought
Title
The Cambridge encyclopedia of Darwin and evolutionary thought
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael Ruse
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
This volume is a comprehensive reference work on the life, labors and influence of the great evolutionist Charles Darwin. With more than sixty essays written by an international group representing the leading scholars in the field, this is the definitive work on Darwin. It covers the background to Darwin's discovery of the theory of evolution through natural selection, the work he produced and his contemporaries' reactions to it, and evaluates his influence on science in the 150 years since the publication of Origin of Species. It also explores the implications of Darwin's discoveries in religion, politics, gender, literature, culture, philosophy and medicine, critically evaluating Darwin's legacy. Fully illustrated and clearly written, it is suitable for scholars and students as well as the general reader. The wealth of information it provides about the history of evolutionary thought makes it a crucial resource for understanding the controversies that surround evolution today"--
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Ruse, Michael
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non fiction
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  • Darwin, Charles
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
The Cambridge encyclopedia of Darwin and evolutionary thought, edited by Michael Ruse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 515-549) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. Ancient Greece Jeremy Kirby; 2. Evolution before Darwin Michael Ruse; 3. Darwin, geology David Norman; 4. Paleontology, evidence Paul Brinkman; 5. Darwin, the route to discovery Jon Hodge; 6. Darwin and taxonomy Mary P. Winsor; 7. Darwin and the barnacles Marsha Richmond; 8. Artificial selection and natural selection Bert Theunissen; 9. The Origin of Species Michael Ruse; 10. Sexual selection Richard Richards; 11. Darwin and species James Mallet; 12. Darwin and heredity Robert Olby; 13. Time Keith Bennett; 14. Darwin and flowers Rich Bellon; 15. Early mimicry and adaptation William Kimler and Michael Ruse; 16. Chance John Beatty; 17. Teleology Jim Lennox; 18. Six editions of origin Thierry Hoquet; 19. Alf Wallace John van Wyhe; 20. Darwin and humans Greg Radick; 21. Language Stephen G. Alter; 22. Darwin and morality Eric Charmetant; 23. Social Darwinism Naomi Beck; 24. Darwin and the levels of selection Brian Hollis, Dan Deen and Chris Zarpentine; 25. Darwin and religion Mark Pallen and Alison Pearn; 26. Post-Darwin: United Kingdom Peter Bowler; 27. Post-Darwin: America Mark Largent; 28. Post-Darwin: Germany Bob Richards; 29. Post-Darwin: France to 1900 Jean Gayon; 30. Post-Darwin: China Haiyan Yang; 31. Post-Darwin: South America Thomas F. Glick; 32. Botany, early history Dawn Digrius; 33. Population genetics Michael Ruse; 34. Synthetic theory Joe Cain; 35. Ecological genetics David Rudge; 36. Post-Darwin: France post 1900 Jean Gayon; 37. Botany, later history Betty Smocovitis; 38. Origin of life Iris Fry; 39. Testing Steve Orzack; 40. Mimicry and camouflage Joe Travis; 41. Tree of life Joel Velasco; 42. Sociobiology Mark Borrello; 43. Paleontology, interpretations David Sepkoski; 44. Darwin and geography David Livingstone; 45. Darwin and the finches Fritz Davis; 46. Evo devo Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein; 47. Evolutionary ecology Jack Justus; 48. Environment David Steffes; 49. Darwin and molecular biology Francisco Ayala; 50. Darwinian expansions David Depew and Bruce Weber; 51. Paleoanthropology Jesse Richmond; 52. Language today Barbara J. King; 53. Cultural evolution Ken Reisman; 54. Literature Gowan Dawson; 55. Gender Georgina Montgomery; 56. Philosophy-epistemology Tim Lewens; 57. Philosophy-ethics Richard Joyce; 58. Religion, Protestantism Diarmid Finnegan; 59. Creationism history Ron Numbers; 60. Religion, Catholicism John Haught; 61. Religion, Jewish Marc Swetlitz; 62. Religion, Islam Martin Riexinger; 63. Medicine Tatjana Buklijas and Peter Gluckman
Control code
FIEb17363536
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xvii, 568 pages
Isbn
9780521195317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)844020709
Label
The Cambridge encyclopedia of Darwin and evolutionary thought, edited by Michael Ruse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 515-549) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface; Introduction; 1. Ancient Greece Jeremy Kirby; 2. Evolution before Darwin Michael Ruse; 3. Darwin, geology David Norman; 4. Paleontology, evidence Paul Brinkman; 5. Darwin, the route to discovery Jon Hodge; 6. Darwin and taxonomy Mary P. Winsor; 7. Darwin and the barnacles Marsha Richmond; 8. Artificial selection and natural selection Bert Theunissen; 9. The Origin of Species Michael Ruse; 10. Sexual selection Richard Richards; 11. Darwin and species James Mallet; 12. Darwin and heredity Robert Olby; 13. Time Keith Bennett; 14. Darwin and flowers Rich Bellon; 15. Early mimicry and adaptation William Kimler and Michael Ruse; 16. Chance John Beatty; 17. Teleology Jim Lennox; 18. Six editions of origin Thierry Hoquet; 19. Alf Wallace John van Wyhe; 20. Darwin and humans Greg Radick; 21. Language Stephen G. Alter; 22. Darwin and morality Eric Charmetant; 23. Social Darwinism Naomi Beck; 24. Darwin and the levels of selection Brian Hollis, Dan Deen and Chris Zarpentine; 25. Darwin and religion Mark Pallen and Alison Pearn; 26. Post-Darwin: United Kingdom Peter Bowler; 27. Post-Darwin: America Mark Largent; 28. Post-Darwin: Germany Bob Richards; 29. Post-Darwin: France to 1900 Jean Gayon; 30. Post-Darwin: China Haiyan Yang; 31. Post-Darwin: South America Thomas F. Glick; 32. Botany, early history Dawn Digrius; 33. Population genetics Michael Ruse; 34. Synthetic theory Joe Cain; 35. Ecological genetics David Rudge; 36. Post-Darwin: France post 1900 Jean Gayon; 37. Botany, later history Betty Smocovitis; 38. Origin of life Iris Fry; 39. Testing Steve Orzack; 40. Mimicry and camouflage Joe Travis; 41. Tree of life Joel Velasco; 42. Sociobiology Mark Borrello; 43. Paleontology, interpretations David Sepkoski; 44. Darwin and geography David Livingstone; 45. Darwin and the finches Fritz Davis; 46. Evo devo Manfred Laubichler and Jane Maienschein; 47. Evolutionary ecology Jack Justus; 48. Environment David Steffes; 49. Darwin and molecular biology Francisco Ayala; 50. Darwinian expansions David Depew and Bruce Weber; 51. Paleoanthropology Jesse Richmond; 52. Language today Barbara J. King; 53. Cultural evolution Ken Reisman; 54. Literature Gowan Dawson; 55. Gender Georgina Montgomery; 56. Philosophy-epistemology Tim Lewens; 57. Philosophy-ethics Richard Joyce; 58. Religion, Protestantism Diarmid Finnegan; 59. Creationism history Ron Numbers; 60. Religion, Catholicism John Haught; 61. Religion, Jewish Marc Swetlitz; 62. Religion, Islam Martin Riexinger; 63. Medicine Tatjana Buklijas and Peter Gluckman
Control code
FIEb17363536
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
xvii, 568 pages
Isbn
9780521195317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)844020709

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