Eight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History

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Vintage, 2007 - 479 pagine
Acclaimed science writer Gould explores continuity in relation to environmental deterioration and the potential massive extinction of the earth's species. The sixth volume in a series of essays begun in 1974 and first published in Natural History magazine. Author lectures.

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Recensione dell'utente  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

More of Gould's essays from Natural History, mostly (loosely) focused on evolution. Enjoyable as usual, but also some getting a bit dated now. Leggi recensione completa

EIGHT LITTLE PIGGIES: Reflections in Natural History

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Who could resist a title like that—and, knowing the author, who wouldn't surmise that Gould (Bully for Brontosaurus, 1991, etc.) is again up to his old trick of demonstrating that five fingers and ... Leggi recensione completa

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Stephen Jay Gould was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of geology at Harvard and the curator for invertebrate palaeontology in the university's Museum of Comparative Zoology. He died in May 2002.

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