|Publisher:||Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||5.30(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)|
About the Author
Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.
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
What People are Saying About This
No one knows more about Darwin and about evolution than Stephen Gould does. No one writes more clearly on these subject then Stephen Gould does. No one is better equipped to deal with fallacies, however crude or however subtle, in this field than Stephen Gould is. This collection of reviews is my proof.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Not as interesting as Gould's essays on evolution, baseball, and statistics, this book focuses on reviews of books. Gould does demonstrate much of his familiar style here, but he isn't as much fun to read when he strays into criticism instead of evolutionary theory.
Well written essays from Stephen Jay Gould.The chapters are- Evolutionary Theory- Time and Geology- Biological Determinism- Four Biologists- In Praise of Reason