Stephen Jay Gould: Reflections on His View of Life by Warren D. Allmon

Stephen Jay Gould: Reflections on His View of Life

EditorWarren D. Allmon

Hardcover | November 17, 2008

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Considered by many during his lifetime as the most well-known scientist in the world, Stephen Jay Gould left an enormous and influential body of work. A Harvard professor of paleontology, evolutionary biology, and the history of science, Gould provided major insights into our understanding ofthe history of life. He helped to reinvigorate paleontology, launch macroevolution on a new course, and provide a context in which the biological developmental stages of an organism's embryonic growth could be integrated into an understanding of evolution. This book is a set of reflections on themany areas of Gould's intellectual life by the people who knew and understood him best: former students and prominent close collaborators. Mostly a critical assessment of his legacy, the chapters are not technical contributions but rather offer a combination of intellectual bibliography, personalmemoir, and reflection on Gould's diverse scientific achievements. The work includes the most complete bibliography of his writings to date and offers a multi-dimensional view of Gould's life-work not to be found in any other volume.

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Warren D. Allmon is Director of the Paleontological Research Institution in Ithaca, NY, and Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University. Patricia H. Kelley is Professor of Geology at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. Robert M. Ross is Associate Director for Outreach at the Paleontolog...
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Title:Stephen Jay Gould: Reflections on His View of LifeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:432 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 1.3 inPublished:November 17, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195373200

ISBN - 13:9780195373202

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