Paleontology: A Philosophical Introduction

Cambridge University Press (2011)
Machine generated contents note: 1. Paleontology and evolutionary theory; 2. A new way of looking at the fossil record; 3. Punctuated equilibria: provocations and problems; 4. The emergence of a hierarchical evolutionary theory; 5. The case for species selection; 6. Real trends; 7. The dynamics of evolutionary trends; 8. Is evolution contingent?; 9. Diversity and disparity; 10. Are genes the new fossils?.
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Call number QE721.T88 2011
ISBN(s) 9780521116374   0521116376
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