We found 43 results
indigoBooksstephen jay gould

Sort By:

Sorted By: Top Matches
Filtered By:
Books
1 - 12 of 43 Results
Top Matches
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale And The Nature Of History
Paperback

|December 26, 2006

$20.36 online

$23.95list price

save 14%

In stock online

Available in stores

"[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…
Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time

In stock online

Not available in stores

Rarely has a scholar attained such popular acclaim merely by doing what he does best and enjoys most. But such is Stephen Jay Gould's command of paleontology and evolutionary theory, and his gift for brilliant explication, that he has brought dust and dead bones…
I Have Landed: The End of a Beginning in Natural History

In stock online

Not available in stores

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…
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, And Other Confusions Of Our Time

In stock online

Available in stores

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…
Eight Men Out: The Black Sox And The 1919 World Series
Paperback

|May 1, 2000

$20.48 online

$24.99list price

save 18%

In stock online

Available in stores

The headlines proclaimed the 1919 fix of the World Series and attempted cover-up as "the most gigantic sporting swindle in the history of America!" First published in 1963, Eight Men Out has become a timeless classic. Eliot Asinof has reconstructed the entire…
Life Through The Ages, A Commemorative Edition
Paperback

|November 1, 2017

$18.08 online

$24.00list price

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

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

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

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 Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister's Pox: Mending the Gap between Science and the Humanities

Out of stock online

Not available in stores

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.
Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History

In stock online

Not available in stores

With his customary brilliance, Gould examines the puzzles and paradoxes great and small that build nature’s and humanity’s diversity and order.
Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
Paperback

|October 1, 2011

$26.65 online

$27.50list price

In stock online

Not available in stores

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…
Dinosaur in a Haystack: Reflections in Natural History
Paperback

|October 1, 2011

$18.81 online

$29.95list price

save 37%

In stock online

Not available in stores

From fads to fungus, baseball to beeswax, Gould always circles back to the great themes of time, change, and history, carrying readers home to the centering theme of evolution.
Punctuated Equilibrium
Paperback

|May 31, 2007

$36.29 online

$38.50list price

save 5%

In stock online

Not available in stores

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…
Loading