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Full House : The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
Full House The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Few would question the truism that humankind is the crowning achievement of evolution; that the defining thrust of life's history yields progress over time from the primitive and simple to the more advanced and complex; that the disappearance of .400 hitting in baseball is a fact to be bemoaned; or that identifying an existing trend can be helpf...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780609801406
ISBN-10: 0609801406
Publication Date: 9/16/1997
Pages: 256
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Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Book Type: Paperback
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An ethical humanist and evolutionist, Mr. Gould demonstrates that, contrary to popular opinion, progress and increasing complexity are not characteristic of the evolution of life on earth.


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