The Resource The Origin then and now : an interpretive guide to the Origin of species, David N. Reznick ; with an introduction by Michael Ruse

The Origin then and now : an interpretive guide to the Origin of species, David N. Reznick ; with an introduction by Michael Ruse

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The Origin then and now : an interpretive guide to the Origin of species
Title
The Origin then and now
Title remainder
an interpretive guide to the Origin of species
Statement of responsibility
David N. Reznick ; with an introduction by Michael Ruse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Charles Darwin's Origin of Species is one of the most widely cited books in modern science. Yet tackling this classic can be daunting for students and general readers alike because of Darwin's Victorian prose and the complexity and scope of his ideas. The ""Origin"" Then and Now is a unique guide to Darwin's masterwork, making it accessible to a much wider audience by deconstructing and reorganizing the Origin in a way that allows for a clear explanation of its key concepts. The Origin is examined within the historical context in which it was written, and modern examples are used to reveal ho
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1952-
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Reznick, David N.
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QH365.O8
LC item number
R49 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural selection
Label
The Origin then and now : an interpretive guide to the Origin of species, David N. Reznick ; with an introduction by Michael Ruse
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Variation under Domestication
  • 3.
  • Variation under Nature I
  • 4.
  • Struggle for Existence
  • 5.
  • Natural Selection I
  • 6.
  • Laws of Variation
  • 7.
  • Introduction.
  • Evolution Today: A Modern Perspective on Natural Selection
  • Pt. 2.
  • Speciation
  • 8.
  • Preamble to Speciation
  • 9.
  • Variation under Nature II
  • 10.
  • Natural Selection II
  • 11.
  • Charles Darwin and the Origin of Species
  • Hybridism
  • 12.
  • Evolution Today: The Mosquitoes of the London Underground
  • Pt. 3.
  • Theory
  • 13.
  • Preamble: What Is a Theory?
  • 14.
  • Difficulties on Theory
  • 15.
  • Michael Ruse
  • Instinct
  • 16.
  • Geology I: Background
  • 17.
  • Geology II: On the Imperfection of the Geological Record
  • 18.
  • Geology III: On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings
  • 19.
  • Geology IV: Evolution Today
  • 20.
  • Pt. 1.
  • Geographical Distribution
  • 21.
  • Geographical Distribution, Continued
  • 22.
  • Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology: Embryology: Rudimentary Organs
  • 23.
  • Recapitulation and Conclusion
  • 24.
  • Evolution Today: The Witness Has Been Found, Again and Again
  • Natural Selection
  • 1.
  • Preamble to Natural Selection
  • 2.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 432 p.
Isbn
9780691129785
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009013200
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2058069-01umb_inst
  • 2005956
  • (OCoLC)319955125
Label
The Origin then and now : an interpretive guide to the Origin of species, David N. Reznick ; with an introduction by Michael Ruse
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Variation under Domestication
  • 3.
  • Variation under Nature I
  • 4.
  • Struggle for Existence
  • 5.
  • Natural Selection I
  • 6.
  • Laws of Variation
  • 7.
  • Introduction.
  • Evolution Today: A Modern Perspective on Natural Selection
  • Pt. 2.
  • Speciation
  • 8.
  • Preamble to Speciation
  • 9.
  • Variation under Nature II
  • 10.
  • Natural Selection II
  • 11.
  • Charles Darwin and the Origin of Species
  • Hybridism
  • 12.
  • Evolution Today: The Mosquitoes of the London Underground
  • Pt. 3.
  • Theory
  • 13.
  • Preamble: What Is a Theory?
  • 14.
  • Difficulties on Theory
  • 15.
  • Michael Ruse
  • Instinct
  • 16.
  • Geology I: Background
  • 17.
  • Geology II: On the Imperfection of the Geological Record
  • 18.
  • Geology III: On the Geological Succession of Organic Beings
  • 19.
  • Geology IV: Evolution Today
  • 20.
  • Pt. 1.
  • Geographical Distribution
  • 21.
  • Geographical Distribution, Continued
  • 22.
  • Mutual Affinities of Organic Beings: Morphology: Embryology: Rudimentary Organs
  • 23.
  • Recapitulation and Conclusion
  • 24.
  • Evolution Today: The Witness Has Been Found, Again and Again
  • Natural Selection
  • 1.
  • Preamble to Natural Selection
  • 2.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 432 p.
Isbn
9780691129785
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009013200
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2058069-01umb_inst
  • 2005956
  • (OCoLC)319955125

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