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Why Evolution Is True

Why Evolution Is True( )
Author: Coyne, Jerry A.
ISBN:978-0-670-02053-9
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Viking Adult
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

Why evolution is more than just a theory: it is a fact In all the current highly publicized debates about creationism and its descendant "intelligent design," there is an element of the controversy that is rarely mentioned-the evidence, the empirical truth of evolution by natural selection. Even Richard Dawkins and Stephen Jay Gould, while extolling the beauty of evolution and examining case studies, have not focused on the evidence itself. Yet the proof...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / Evolution
Science / Life Sciences / Biology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 9.26 x 1.28 Inches
Book Weight:1.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Coyne, Jerry A. (Author)
Biology professor Jerry Allen Coyne was born in 1949 and teaches in the University of Chicago's Department of Ecology and Evolution. Coyne was the 1971 class valedictorian at the College of William & Mary. He received his Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University and an NIH postdoc in genetics at UC Davis. Coyne has been the Vice President of the Society for the Study of Evolution and an associate editor of Evolution and The American Naturalist.

Coyne's work has been published in scientific journals as well as The New York Times and The New Republic. He is known for his opposition to the creationist theory of intelligent design. Coyne wrote the bestselling book Why Evolution is True and co-authored Speciation with H. Allen Orr.

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