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Author Ruse, Michael.

Title Mystery of mysteries : is evolution a social construction? / Michael Ruse.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  576.801 R894m  2001    ---  Available
Edition Harvard University Press paperback ed.
Description viii, 296 p. : ill., ports. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-275) and index.
Contents Prologue : science wars -- Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn : two theories of science -- Erasmus Darwin : from fish to philosopher -- Charles Darwin : On the origin of species -- Julian Huxley : religion without revelation -- Theodosius Dobzhansky : evolution comes of age -- Richard Dawkins : burying the watchmaker -- Stephen Jay Gould : speaking out for paleontology -- Richard Lewontin : adaptation and its discontents -- Edward O. Wilson : Southern Baptist meets Charles Darwin -- Geoffrey Parker : the professional's professional -- Jack Sepkoski : crunching the fossils -- Metaphors and metavalues : can evolution cut the mustard? -- Epilogue : terms of engagement.
Subject Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy.
Science -- Philosophy.
ISBN 0674005430

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