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Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History (4 Cassettes)
     

Leonardo's Mountain of Clams and the Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History (4 Cassettes)

by Stephen Jay Gould
 
The latest collection of bestselling scientists Stephen Jay Gould's popular essays from "Natural History" magazine, the contents of this audiobook examines the puzzles and paradoxes great and small that build nature's and humanity's diversity and order; formulates a humanistic natural history, a consideration of how humans have learned to study and understand nature,

Overview

The latest collection of bestselling scientists Stephen Jay Gould's popular essays from "Natural History" magazine, the contents of this audiobook examines the puzzles and paradoxes great and small that build nature's and humanity's diversity and order; formulates a humanistic natural history, a consideration of how humans have learned to study and understand nature, rather than a history of nature itself; and in affecting short biographies, depicts how scholars grapple with problems of science and philosophy as he illuminates the interaction of the outer world with the unique human ability to struggle to understand the whys and wherefores of existence. Unabridged selections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787117924
Publisher:
NewStar Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
Unabridged, 4 Cassettes
Product dimensions:
4.23(w) x 7.13(h) x 1.23(d)

Meet the Author

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 10, 1941
Date of Death:
May 20, 2002
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
Boston, Massachusetts
Education:
B.S., Antioch College, 1963; Ph.D., Columbia University, 1967

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