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The Mismeasure of Man

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 1996-06-01

Exposes the fatal flaws in the ranking of people according to their supposed gifts and limits by discussing the development of the theory of limits and by reanalyzing the data on which it is based.

The Mismeasure of Man
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Wonderful Life - Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2000-08-01

'A masterpiece of analysis and imagination...It centres on a sensational discovery in the field of palaeontology - the existence, in the Burgess Shale...of 530-million-year-old fossils unique in age, preservation and diversity...With skill and pas...

Wonderful Life
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The Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Trade Paper). W. W. Norton & Company, Engelska, 2001-09-01

The latest research and paintings prepared especially for this book highlight a new edition of the story of life on earth. "The Book of Life" explains how mammals, after surviving the impact of a massive comet, inherited the earth, and e...

The Book of Life: An Illustrated History of the Evolution of Life on Earth
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Full House - The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). The Belknap Press, Engelska, 2011-09-20

Originally published: New York: Harmony Books, c1996.

Full House
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Wonderful Life - The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). W W Norton & Co Ltd, Engelska, 1991-01-01

"Gould has brought to light one of the least known but most spectacular paleontological discoveries of all time… .a brilliant tapestry."--Martin Gardner The Burgess Shale is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago. In ...

Wonderful Life
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Panda's Thumb, The - More Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). W.W.Norton, Engelska, 1992-11-01

With sales of well over one million copies in North America alone, the commercial success of Gould's books now matches their critical acclaim. Reissued in a larger format, with a handsome new cover, The Panda's Thumb will introduce a new generatio...

Panda's Thumb, The
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The Richness of Life - A Stephen Jay Gould Reader

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2007-05-01

There aren't many scientists famous enough in their lifetime to be canonized by the US Congress as one of America's 'living legends'. Yet few would have grudged this accolade to Stephen Jay Gould, whose writings on history - both of the natural wo...

The Richness of Life
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Rocks of Ages

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2002-02-01

Writing with characteristic bracing intelligence and clarity, Gould sheds new light on a dilemma that has plagued thinking people since the Renaissance. Instead of having to choose between science and religion, Gould asks, why not opt for the gold...

Rocks of Ages
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The Lying Stones of Marrakech - Penultimate Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2001-05-01

Stephen Jay Gould's writing remains the modern standard by which popular science writing is judged. Ever since the late 1970s up until till his death in 2002, his monthly essay in Natural History and his full-length books bridged the yawning gap b...

The Lying Stones of Marrakech
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Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 1999-09-01

Stephen Jay Gould's writing remains the modern standard by which popular science writing is judged. Ever since the last 1970s, his monthly essay in Natural History and his full-length books have bridged the yawning gap between science and the wide...

Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms
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The Hedgehog, the Fox and the Magister's Pox - Mending and Minding the Misconceived Gap Between Science and the Humanities

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2004-03-01

Completed shortly before his death, this is the last work of science from the most celebrated popular science writer in the world. In characteristic form, Gould weaves the ideas of some of Western society's greatest thinkers, from Bacon to Galileo...

The Hedgehog, the Fox and the Magister's Pox
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Eight Little Piggies - Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2007-02-01

No one illuminates the wonderful workings of the natural world as perceptively and enjoyably as Stephen Jay Gould. In this volume of reflections on biology, history and culture, Gould addresses the burning issues of ecological crisis and contempor...

Eight Little Piggies
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I Have Landed - Splashes and Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2003-06-01

Stephen Jay Gould's writing remains the modern standard by which popular science writing is judged. Throughout his work Gould has developed a distinctive and personal form of essay to treat great scientific issues in the context of biography. With...

I Have Landed
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Questioning the Millennium

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 1998-11-01

Stephen Jay Gould examines the phenomenon of the millennium. He looks at the origins of the term in the Biblical prophecies of the Book of Revelation - if the six ages of man date from 4000BC, will 2000AD signify the end of time? Gould describes h...

Questioning the Millennium
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Bully for Brontosaurus - reflections in natural history

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 2001-02-01

This text is a metaphor for the way individuals and unpredictable events influence history. In response history, suggests the author, is the best model for evolution. The author explores the science of improbable outcomes in this wide ranging book...

Bully for Brontosaurus
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Life's Grandeur - Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). Vintage, Engelska, 1997-09-01

In his characteristically iconoclastic and original way, Stephen Jay Gould argues that progress and increasing complexity are not inevitable features of the evolution of life on Earth. Further, if we wish to see grandeur in life, we must discard o...

Life's Grandeur
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The Richness of Life - A Stephen Jay Gould Reader

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Stephen Jay Gould

, Paul McGarr

INBUNDEN (Hardback). Jonathan Cape Ltd, Engelska, 2006-05-01

There aren't many scientists famous enough in their lifetime to be canonized by the US Congress as one of America's 'living legends'. It is still more unlikely that the title should have been conferred on a man regarded by many in the US as a noto...

The Richness of Life
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Rocks of Ages - Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life

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Stephen Jay Gould

E-BOK. Random House Publishing Group, Engelska, 2011-07-20

People of good will wish to see science and religion at peace. . . . I do not see how science and religion could be unified, or even synthesized, under any common scheme of explanation or analysis; but I also do not understand why the two enterpri...

Rocks of Ages
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Man's Place in Nature

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Thomas H Huxley

, Stephen Jay Gould

E-BOK. Random House Publishing Group, Engelska, 2012-08-08

Thomas H. Huxley was one of the first supporters of Charles Darwins theory of evolution by natural selection, and he did more than any other writer to advance its acceptance among scientists and nonscientists alike. His most famous book, Mans Plac...

Man's Place in Nature
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Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Trade Paper). Ballantine Books, Engelska, 2002-02-01

Writing with bracing intelligence and clarity, Stephen Jay Gould sheds new light on a dilemma that has plagued thinking people since the Renaissance--the apparent schism between science and religion.

Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life
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Flamingo's Smile - Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 1987-03-01

Evolutionary theory is the theme that binds together these essays on such seemingly disparate topics as the feeding habits of flamingos, flowers and snails that change from male to female and sometimes back again, and the extinction from baseball ...

Flamingo's Smile
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Urchin in the Storm - Essays About Books and Ideas

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 1988-12-01

Ranging as far as the fox and as deep as the hedgehog (the urchin of his title), Stephen Jay Gould expands on geology, biological determinism, "cardboard Darwinism," and evolutionary theory in this sparkling collection.

Urchin in the Storm
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Ever since Darwin - Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 1992-11-01

More than any other modern scientist, Stephen Jay Gould has opened up to millions the wonders of evolutionary biology. His genius as an essayist lies in his unmatched ability to use his knowledge of the world, including popular culture, to illumin...

Ever since Darwin
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Bully for Brontosaurus - Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). W.W.Norton, Engelska, 1992-06-01

From his bestseller Wonderful Life to his splendid essays on endlessly interesting variations of evolution, Gould has raised the art of scientific writing to new heights. "Whether his topic is typewriter design, the technical triumph of Voyag...

Bully for Brontosaurus
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Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Trade Paper). W. W. Norton & Company, Engelska, 1994-04-01

"Lively and fascinating. . . . [Gould] writes beautifully about science and the wonders of nature." Tracy Kidder

Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes: Further Reflections in Natural History
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Eight Little Piggies - Reflections in Natural History (Paper)

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 1994-05-01

If Stephen Jay Gould did not exist it would hardly be possible to invent him. Who else among scientists who write reaches so far or grasps so surely the "pretty pebbles" that together make up the amplitude of life? Eight Little Piggies i...

Eight Little Piggies - Reflections in Natural History (Paper)
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Triumph and Tragedy in Mudville - A Lifelong Passion for Baseball

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). WW Norton & Co, Engelska, 2004-05-01

Science meets sport in this vibrant collection of baseball essays by the late evolutionary biologist.Among Stephen Jay Gould's many gifts was his ability to write eloquently about baseball, his great passion. Through the years, the renowned paleon...

Triumph and Tragedy in Mudville
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Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown (Revised Edition) - A Rationalists Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown

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Stephen Jay Gould

INBUNDEN (Trade Cloth). Crown Publishing Group (NY), Engelska, 1999-08-01

In this new edition of Questioning the Millennium, best-selling author Stephen Jay Gould applies his wit and erudition to one of today's most pressing subjects: the significance of the millennium. <BR>In 1950 at age eight, prompted by an iss...

Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalist's Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown (Revised Edition)
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The Structure of Evolutionary Theory

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Stephen Jay Gould

INBUNDEN (Hardback). The Belknap Press, Engelska, 2002-04-01

The world's most revered and eloquent interpreter of evolutionary ideas offers here a work of explanatory force unprecedented in our time--a landmark publication, both for its historical sweep and for its scientific vision. With characteristic att...

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory
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Punctuated Equilibrium

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Stephen Jay Gould

HÄFTAD (Paperback). The Belknap Press, Engelska, 2007-06-01

In 1972, Stephen Jay Gould took the scientific world by storm with his paper on punctuated equilibrium, written with Niles Eldredge. Challenging a core assumption of Darwin's theory of evolution, it launched the career of one of the most influenti...

Punctuated Equilibrium
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