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Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale And The Nature Of History
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"[An] extraordinary book. . . . Mr. Gould is an exceptional combination of scientist and science writer. . . . He is thus exceptionally well placed to tell these stories, and he tells them with fervor and intelligence."—James Gleick, New York Times Book…
Mismeasure Of Man

Mismeasure Of Man

by Stephen Jay Gould

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|February 6, 1996

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The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve . When published in 1981, The Mismeasure of Man was immediately hailed as a masterwork, the ringing answer to those who would classify people, rank them according to their supposed genetic gifts and…
Dance of the Tiger: A Novel of the Ice Age
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Björn Kurtén's compelling novel gives the reader a detailed picture of life 35,000 years ago in Western Europe. One of the world's leading scholars of Ice Age fauna, Kurtén fuses extraordinary knowledge and imagination in this vivid evocation of our deepest…
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, And Other Confusions Of Our Time
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Revised and Expanded Edition. In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past-life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred assault on popular superstitions and prejudices, with…
Punctuated Equilibrium

Punctuated Equilibrium

by Stephen Jay Gould

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|May 31, 2007

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In 1972 Stephen Jay Gould took the scientific world by storm with his paper on punctuated equilibrium, written with Niles Eldredge. Challenging a core assumption of Darwin's theory of evolution, it launched the career of one of the most influential evolutionary…
Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
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Writing with bracing intelligence and clarity, internationally renowned evolutionist and bestselling author Stephen Jay Gould sheds new light on a dilemma that has plagued thinking people since the Renaissance: the rift between science and religion. Instead of…
Life Through The Ages, A Commemorative Edition

Life Through The Ages, A Commemorative Edition

by Charles R. Knight

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|August 12, 2017

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First published in 1946, Charles R. Knight's Life Through the Ages was for many a beloved first look at the strange animals of the prehistoric past. For much of the 20th century, Knight's reconstructions were the key resource for popular images of ancient life.…
The Lying Stones of Marrakech: Penultimate Reflections in Natural History
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Gould covers topics as diverse as episodes in the birth of paleontology to lessons from Britain’s four greatest Victorian naturalists. This collection presents the richness and fascination of the various lives that have fueled the enterprise of science and…
The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
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The world's most revered and eloquent interpreter of evolutionary ideas offers here a work of explanatory force unprecedented in our time--a landmark publication, both for its historical sweep and for its scientific vision. With characteristic attention to…
The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister's Pox: Mending the Gap between Science and the Humanities
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In his final book, Gould offers a surprising and nuanced study of the complex relationship between our two great ways of knowing: science and the humanities, twin realms of knowledge that have been divided against each other for far too long.
I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History
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Gould’s final essay collection is based on his remarkable series for Natural History magazine—exactly 300 consecutive essays, with never a month missed, published from 1974 to 2001. Both an intellectually thrilling journey into the nature of…
Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
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Gould shows why a more accurate way of understanding our world is to look at a given subject within its own context, to see it as a part of a spectrum of variation and then to reconceptualize trends as expansion or contraction of this “full house” of…
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