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Evolution

by James A. S. Watson

The idea of Evolution is an old one. It is older than the Darwinian hypothesis; it is older than Lamarck, who published his particular theory in 1809, the year that Darwin was born; it is older than Buffon or Kant. In a fairly definite form it ...

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Evolution and Christian Faith

Reflections of an Evolutionary Biologist

by Joan Roughgarden

<p>Click here to visit <a href="http://www.evolutionandchristianfaith.org">evolutionandchristianfaith.org "I'm an evolutionary biologist and a Christian," states Stanford professor Joan Roughgarden at the outset of her groundbreaking new book, ...

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Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap

by Michael, Michaelis

<P>A persistent argument among evolutionary biologists and philosophers revolves around the nature of natural selection. <B>Evolution by Natural Selection: Confidence, Evidence and the Gap</B> explores this argument by using a theory of ...

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Evolution in a Toxic World

How Life Responds to Chemical Threats

by Emily Monosson

<p>With BPA in baby bottles, mercury in fish, and lead in computer monitors, the world has become a toxic place. But as Emily Monosson demonstrates in her groundbreaking new book, it has always been toxic. When oxygen first developed in Earth's ...

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Evolution of Island Mammals

Adaptation and Extinction of Placental Mammals on Islands

by Alexandra van der Geer, George Lyras, Michael Dermitzakis & others

<p>Evolution on islands differs in a number of important ways from evolution on mainland areas.  Over millions of years of isolation, exceptional and sometimes bizarre mammals evolved on islands, such as pig-sized elephants and hippos, giant ...

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Evolution of the Human Diet

The Known, the Unknown, and the Unknowable

by Peter S. Ungar

<p>We are interested in the evolution of hominin diets for several reasons. One is the fundamental concern over our present-day eating habits and the consequences of our societal choices, such as obesity prevalent in some cultures and starvation

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Evolution of Vertebrate Design

by Leonard B. Radinsky

<p><em>The Evolution of Vertebrate Design</em> is a solid introduction to vertebrate evolution, paleontology, vertebrate biology, and functional, comparative anatomy. Its lucid style also makes it ideal for general readers intrigued by fossil ...

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Evolution of Virulence in Eukaryotic Microbes

by L. David Sibley, Barbara J. Howlett & Joseph Heitman

<p><strong>A unique and timely review of the emergence of eukaryotic virulence in fungi, oomycetes, and protozoa, as they affect both animals and plants</strong></p> <p><em>Evolution of Virulence in Eukaryotic Microbes</em> addresses new ...

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Evolution versus Intelligent Design

by Everett Schultz

<p>This book presents interesting thoughts and facts about both evolution and intelligent design. It looks at each from a unique perspective. If you as a human were to evolve, how would you do that? What would you evolve into? How could you ...

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Evolutionary Change

Toward a Systemic Theory of Development and Maldevelopment

by Aron Katsenelinboigen

<p>Originally published in 1997 <em>Evolutionary Change</em> addresses the somatic mechanism of change. Although astounding advances in molecular biology have opened up new engineering possibilities to shape our future in terms of ...

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Evolutionary Ethics

Volume III

by Neil Levy

<p>Might human morality be a product of evolution? An increasing number of philosophers and scientists believe that moral judgment and behaviour emerged because it enhanced the fitness of our distant ancestors. This volume collects some recent ...

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Evolutionary History of the Robust Australopithecines

by Frederick E. Grine

<p>In paleoanthropology the group of hominids known as the &quot;robust&quot; australopithecines has emerged as one of the most interesting. Through them we have the opportunity to examine the origin, natural history, and ultimate extinction of ...

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Evolutionary Psychology

Volume II

by Neil Levy

<p>Evolutionary approaches to the study of human beings have been able to explain the origin and maintenance of many of the features of our bodies. Many thinkers believe that an evolutionary approach will be equally fruitful when it comes to ...

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Evolutionary Theory

A Hierarchical Perspective

by Niles Eldredge, Telmo Pievani, Emanuele Serrelli & others

<p>The natural world is infinitely complex and hierarchically structured, with smaller units forming the components of progressively larger systems: molecules make up cells, cells comprise tissues and organs that are, in turn, parts of ...

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Evolving

The Human Effect and Why It Matters

by Daniel J. Fairbanks

<p>This persuasive, elegantly written book argues that understanding evolution has never mattered more in human history. The author uses evidence from archaeology, geography, anatomy, biochemistry, radiometric dating, cell biology, chromosomes, ...

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Evolving Brains, Emerging Gods

Early Humans and the Origins of Religion

by E. Fuller Torrey

<p>Religions and mythologies from around the world teach that God or gods created humans. Atheist, humanist, and materialist critics, meanwhile, have attempted to turn theology on its head, claiming that religion is a human invention. In this ...

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Exploring Intelligent Creation and the Meaning of Life

by Thomas Philippa

<p>Exploring creation with serious intent can only be done with sequential steps in reasoned logic. Beginning with defining the origin of space and following on with the origin of the universe, I present a basic table of evolution and discuss ...

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Extinction & Evolution

by Jack R. Kryder

<p>Our Earth is running out of resources to support humankind at a prodigious rate. In many areas, in approximately ten years, well be running out of food and freshwater to surviveworldwide. Its amounting to extinction of the human ...

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Feeding and Digestive Functions in Fishes

by Cyrino, J E P

Understanding the biology of the innumerable number of aquatic species on our planet is the focus of sustained research efforts. Environmental degradation, management or rehabilitation of wild stocks, and the forecasted climatic changes are ...

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First Principles

by Herbert Spencer

<p>Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, biologist, anthropologist, sociologist, and prominent classical liberal political theorist of the Victorian era. Spencer developed an all-embracing conception of evolution as the progressive ...

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