One of evolutions fundamental questions is how the skein of life on Earth remains unbroken yet is constantly renewed by new species. What accounts for the scientific paradox that all organisms and species are ephemeral, and yet life endures, yielding more advanced players in natures eternal play? In this riveting work, renowned scientist Niles Eldredge presents a magisterial account of leading thinkers as they wrestle with this paradox over a span of two hundred years.
"Very cutting edge. The historical insights of this book are very original and bring in interesting and important themes in the thinking about species and speciation." - Donald R. Prothero, author of Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why it Matters
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Adaptation and the Origin of Species from the Nineteenth Century through Punctuated Equilibria and Beyond
Bezorgdatum:tussen dinsdag, 4. juni en donderdag, 6. juni