The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought

This quantity is a complete reference paintings at the lifestyles, labors, and impression of the nice evolutionist Charles Darwin. With greater than sixty essays written by means of a global workforce representing the top students within the box, this can be the definitive paintings on Darwin. It covers the history to Darwin's discovery of the speculation of evolution via usual choice, the paintings he produced and his contemporaries' reactions to it, and evaluates his impact on technology within the one hundred fifty years because the booklet of starting place of Species. It additionally explores the consequences of Darwin's discoveries in faith, politics, gender, literature, tradition, philosophy, and drugs, significantly comparing Darwin's legacy. absolutely illustrated and obviously written, it truly is compatible for students and scholars in addition to the final reader. The wealth of knowledge it presents concerning the heritage of evolutionary inspiration makes it an important source for realizing the controversies that encompass evolution at the present time.

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243 Jean Gayon 30 Encountering Darwin and developing Darwinism in China . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 250 Yang Haiyan 31 Darwinism in Latin the USA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258 Thomas F. Glick 32 Botany: Eighties to Twenties. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 sunrise Mooney Digrius 33 inhabitants Genetics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 273 Michael Ruse 34 Synthesis interval in Evolutionary reviews . . . . . . . . . . 282 Joe Cain 35 Ecological Genetics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 293 David W. Rudge 36 Darwin and Darwinism in France after 1900. . . . . . . . three hundred Jean Gayon 37 Botany and the Evolutionary Synthesis, 1920–1950. . . 313 Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis 38 The Emergence of lifestyles in the world and the Darwinian Revolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 322 Iris Fry 39 The Evolution of the checking out of Evolution . . . . . . . . . 330 Steven Hecht Orzack 40 Mimicry and Camouflage: half . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336 Joseph Travis 41 The Tree of lifestyles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 340 Joel D. Velasco 42 Sociobiology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 346 Mark E. Borrello 43 Evolutionary Paleontology. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 353 David Sepkoski 44 Darwin and Geography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 361 David N. Livingstone 45 Darwin and the Finches. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 368 Frederick Rowe Davis 48 Darwin and the surroundings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 391 David Steffes 49 Molecular Biology: Darwin’s invaluable present. . . . . . . . . 397 Francisco J. Ayala 50 demanding Darwinism: increasing, Extending, exchanging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405 David J. Depew and Bruce H. Weber 51 Human Evolution after Darwin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 412 Jesse Richmond 52 Language Evolution in view that Darwin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 420 Barbara J. King 53 Cultural Evolution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 428 Kenneth Reisman 54 Literature . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 436 Gowan Dawson 55 Darwin and Gender. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 443 Georgina M. Montgomery 56 Evolutionary Epistemology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 451 Tim Lewens 57 Ethics after Darwin. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 461 Richard Joyce 58 Darwin and Protestantism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 468 Diarmid A. Finnegan 59 Creationism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 476 Ronald L. Numbers 60 Darwin and Catholicism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 485 John F. Haught 61 Judaism, Jews, and Evolution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 493 Marc Swetlitz 62 faith: Islam. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 499 Martin Riexinger 63 From Evolution and medication to Evolutionary drugs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505 Tatjana Buklijas and Peter Gluckman Bibliography Index colour illustrations persist with pages ninety four, one hundred thirty, and 382 G  vi  g 515 551 Contributors Stephen G. modify is an affiliate professor of background at Gordon collage, Wenham, Massachusetts. he's the writer of William Dwight Whitney and the technological know-how of Language (2005). in the course of 2010 he held a sabbatical yr fellowship from the yank Philosophical Society. Francisco J. Ayala is collage Professor and Donald Bren Professor of organic Sciences on the college of California, Irvine.

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