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Characters è Evolution The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory 102 Very of the DNA double helix and to the triumphant neo Darwinian synthesis and rising sociobiology todayAlong the way Larson expertly places the scientific upheaval of evolution in cultural perspective the social and philosophical earthuake that was the French Revolution; the development in England of a laissez faire capitalism in tune with a Darwinian ethos of “survival of the fittest”; the emergence of Social Darwinism and the dark science of eugenics against a backdrop of industrial revolution; the American Christian backlash against evolutionism that culminated in the famous Scopes trial; and on to today’s world where religious fundamentalists litigate for the right to teach “creation science” alongside evolution in US public schools even as the theory itself continues to evolve in new and surprising directionsThroughout. I had first heard of this book while reading another book How I Changed My Mind about Evolution This book dealt with the testimonies of Christian scientists and theologians who had come to accept evolution as a theory with great explanatory power in the area of the diversity of life all the while being demonstrably consistent with theologically orthdox interpretations of the BibleAs one can ascertain from the subtitle of the book it is a history dealing with the origins and development of the theory of evolution It is precisely at this level that I would share my one potential criticism of the book What I mean is that the vast majority of the book deals with the one hundred year period between the year 1859

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Characters è Evolution The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory 102 “I often said before starting that I had no doubt I should freuently repent of the whole undertaking” So wrote Charles Darwin aboard The Beagle bound for the Galapagos Islands and what would arguably become the greatest and most controversial discovery in scientific history But the theory of evolution did not spring full blown from the head of Darwin Since the dawn of humanity priests philosophers and scientists have debated the origin and development of life on earth and with modern science that debate shifted into high gearIn this lively deeply erudite work Pulitzer Prize–winning science historian Edward J Larson takes us on a guided tour of Darwin’s “dangerous idea” from its theoretical antecedents in the early nineteenth century to the brilliant breakthroughs of Darwin and Wallace to Watson and Crick’s stunning disco. Summary A history of the development of evolutionary theory including both the antecedents to Darwin and Russell and the extension of this theory the controversies both past and present that it provoked and the genetic discoveries that have further revealed the theory s mechanismsThe theory of evolution is perhaps one of the most contested of scientific battlegrounds both in terms of internal debates about aspects of the theory and the conflict particularly in the US around this theory and at least some branches of Christian belief What Edward J Larson gives us here is not a scientific or theological treatise but rather a highly readable history that explains both key developments even those preceding Darwi Whos Afraid of the Big Bad Boss? evolution did not spring full blown from the head of Darwin Since the dawn of humanity priests philosophers and scientists have debated the origin and development of life on Behind the Mountain earth and with modern science that debate shifted into high gearIn this lively deeply Addiction erudite work Pulitzer Prize–winning science historian Edward J Larson takes us on a guided tour of Darwin’s “dangerous idea” from its theoretical antecedents in the Harry Gruyaert early nineteenth century to the brilliant breakthroughs of Darwin and Wallace to Watson and Crick’s stunning disco. Summary A history of the development of Burning Central Coven 2 evolutionary theory including both the antecedents to Darwin and Russell and the A Cry in the Wilderness Poetry from Pakistan extension of this theory the controversies both past and present that it provoked and the genetic discoveries that have further revealed the theory s mechanismsThe theory of Secret Sins evolution is perhaps one of the most contested of scientific battlegrounds both in terms of internal debates about aspects of the theory and the conflict particularly in the US around this theory and at least some branches of Christian belief What Edward J Larson gives us here is not a scientific or theological treatise but rather a highly readable history that A Wedding in Hell explains both key developments Lee Child CD Audiobook Bundle even those preceding Darwi

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Characters è Evolution The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory 102 Larson trains his spotlight on the lives and careers of the scientists explorers and eccentrics whose collaborations and competitions have driven the theory of evolution forward Here are portraits of Cuvier Lamarck Darwin Wallace Haeckel Galton Huxley Mendel Morgan Fisher Dobzhansky Watson and Crick W D Hamilton E O Wilson and many others Celebrated as one of mankind’s crowning scientific achievements and reviled as a threat to our deepest values the theory of evolution has utterly transformed our view of life religion origins and the theory itself and remains controversial especially in the United States where 90% of adults do not subscribe to the full Darwinian vision Replete with fresh material and new insights Evolution will educate and inform while taking readers on a fascinating journey of discovery From the Hardcover edition. This is a reasonably concise history of evolutionary biology that doesn t skimp on detail As a history of science for general audiences book goes it s good but not CHAOS MAKING A NEW SCIENCE great however it s valuable in demonstrating that evolution was not dogma in the biological sciences for uite some time And far from being a black mark against evolution this is rather evolution proving itself over and over again as and threads of natural science are woven together35 stars rounded up to 4


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  • Paperback
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  • Evolution The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory
  • Edward J. Larson
  • English
  • 04 January 2020
  • 9780812968491