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The First Four Billion Years

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$32.00 • £25.95 • €29.00

ISBN 9780674062214

Publication Date: 11/30/2011


1008 pages

6-3/8 x 10 inches

145 figures

Belknap Press


  • Foreword [Edward O. Wilson]
  • Introduction [Michael Ruse and Joseph Travis]
  • The History of Evolutionary Thought [Michael Ruse]
  • The Origin of Life [Jeffrey L. Bada and Antonio Lazcano]
  • Paleontology and the History of Life [Michael Benton]
  • Adaptation [Joseph Travis and David N. Reznick]
  • Molecular Evolution [Francisco J. Ayala]
  • Evolution of the Genome [Brian Charlesworth and Deborah Charlesworth]
  • The Pattern and Process of Speciation [Margaret B. Ptacek and Shala J. Hankison]
  • Evolution and Development [Gregory A. Wray]
  • Social Behavior and Sociobiology [Daniel I. Rubenstein]
  • Human Evolution [Henry M. McHenry]
  • Evolutionary Biology of Disease and Darwinian Medicine [Michael F. Antolin]
  • Beyond the Darwinian Paradigm: Understanding Biological Forms [Brian Goodwin]
  • Philosophy of Evolutionary Thought [Kim Sterelny]
  • Evolution and Society [Manfred D. Laubichler and Jane Maienschein]
  • Evolution and Religion [David N. Livingstone]
  • American Antievolutionism: Retrospect and Prospect [Eugenie C. Scott]
  • Alphabetical Guide
  • Contributors
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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