Now Australia's Biggest Toy Store

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Darwin in Scotland
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Preface; Scientific Naturalism; Darwin's Scottish Enlightenment; Mendelian ratios; Modern evolutionary synthesis; Scottish geology; Beagle voyage; Time of death; Punctuated equilibrium; Phylogenetics;Darwin's insight and vision; Evolutionary cosmology; The Dissent of Man; Psycholinguistics; School of Life; Appendix: Clarification of terms; Bibliography; Contributor biographies; A note on sourcing Darwin's works; Indexes.

About the Author

Visiting Scientist, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK

Reviews

...a detailed and specialised account...' Arts, The Herald '...Derry is able to point to the crucial influence that Enlightenment Edinburgh was to have on Darwin's developing mind.' Scottish Field 'An encompassing look at the time spent here by the father of evolution, it features interviews with God Delusion author Richard Dawkins, linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky, Astronomer Royal Martin Rees and Darwin's great-great-grandson RandalKeynes among others.' The Courier '...J. F. Derry has added a useful contribution, setting the scene as he does for the understanding of just how influential the city of Edinburgh was to the Pre-Cantabridgian student. Derry's book examines in close detail the contribution that the Scottish physical and intellectual landscape made to Darwin's development as a theoriser grounded in the collection and compilation of facts.' Palaemtological Association Newsletter

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Science » Biology » General
Home » Books » Religion » Philosophy
Home » Books » Science » Biology » Evolution
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Darwin in Scotland: Edinburgh, Evolution and Enlightenment on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top