The Hypothetical Species: Variables Of Human Evolution by Michael Charles TobiasThe Hypothetical Species: Variables Of Human Evolution by Michael Charles Tobias

The Hypothetical Species: Variables Of Human Evolution

byMichael Charles Tobias, Jane Gray Morrison

Hardcover | April 29, 2019

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This book is a provocative and invigorating real-time exploration of the future of human evolution by two of the world's leading interdisciplinary ecologists - Michael Charles Tobias and Jane Gray Morrison. Steeped in a rich multitude of the sciences and humanities, the book enshrines an elegant narrative that is highly empathetic, personal, scientifically wide-ranging and original. It focuses on the geo-positioning of the human Self and its corresponding species. The book's overarching viewpoints and poignant through-story examine and powerfully challenge concepts associated historically with assertions of human superiority over all other life forms. Ultimately, The Hypothetical Species: Variables of Human Evolution  is a deeply considered treatise on the ecological and psychological state of humanity and her options - both within, and outside the rubrics of evolutionary research - for survival. This important work is beautifully presented with nearly 200 diverse illustrations, and is introduced with a foreword by famed paleobiologist, Dr. Melanie DeVore.

Michael Charles Tobias andJane Gray Morrison, partners who between them have authored over 50 books and written, directed and produced some 170 films, a prolific body of work that has been read, translated and/or broadcast around the world, have been married for more than thirty years. Their field research across the disciplines of aes...
Title:The Hypothetical Species: Variables Of Human EvolutionFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:318 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 29, 2019Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3030113183

ISBN - 13:9783030113186


Table of Contents

Introdution.- Between the Theoretical and the Hypothetical.- Taxonomic Uncertainties.- A Biosphere in Flux.- As Far as the Microscope Reveals.- Human Contradictions.- Varieties of Social Contracts.- Biological Consensus Mechanisms: The Future of Co-Existence.