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Keywords in Evolutionary Biology

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution,
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science / General,
  • History,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEvelyn Fox Keller (Editor), Elisabeth A. Lloyd (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7692891M
    ISBN 100674503139
    ISBN 109780674503137

    Evelyn Fox Keller and Elisabeth A. Lloyd, Eds., Keywords in evolutionary biology. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, pp. $45 (Reviewed by Leo F. Laporte). Evolutionary biology is the subfield of biology that studies the evolutionary processes (natural selection, common descent, speciation) that produced the diversity of life on the s, the discipline of evolutionary biology emerged through what Julian Huxley called the modern synthesis of understanding, from previously unrelated fields of biological research, such as genetics and.

    Attention to Terms. (Book Reviews: Keywords in Evolutionary Biology. theism and evolutionary theory; sophisticated challenge to mainstream evolutionary thought - posed by the “intelligent design” (ID) movement; evolutionary developmental biology, known as “evo devo”; evolution and divine purpose - evolutionary process, seen as the means selected by God for fulfilling God's creative purposes;.

    Title: Attention to Terms. (Book Reviews: Keywords in Evolutionary Biology.) Book Authors: Fox Keller, Evelyn; Lloyd, Elisabeth A.: Review Author: Futuyma, Douglas J. h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in have at least h citations


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Keywords in Evolutionary Biology grapples with this problem in a field especially prone to the confusion engendered by semantic imprecision.

In science, more than elsewhere, a word is expected to mean what it says, nothing more, nothing less/5(4). Keywords in Evolutionary Biology grapples with this problem in a field especially prone to the confusion engendered by semantic imprecision.

Written by historians, philosophers, and biologists--including, among others, Stephen Jay Gould, Diane Paul, John Beatty, Robert Richards, Richard Lewontin, David Sloan Wilson, Peter Bowler, and Richard /5(2).

In science, more than elsewhere, a word is expected to mean what it says, nothing more, nothing less. But scientific discourse is neither different nor separable from ordinary language--meanings are multiple, ambiguities ubiquitous. Keywords in Evolutionary Biology grapples with this problem in a field especially prone to the confusion engendered by semantic imprecision.

Keywords in Evolutionary Biology grapples with this problem in a field are among the terms whose multiple meaning have led to more than merely semantic debates in evolutionary biology.

Exploring the complexity of keywords and clarifying their role in prominent issues in the field, this book will prove invaluable to scientists and. Get this from a library. Keywords in evolutionary biology. [Evelyn Fox Keller; Elisabeth Anne Lloyd;] -- In Science, more than elsewhere, a word is expected to mean what it says, nothing more, nothing less.

But scientific discourse is neither different nor separable from ordinary language - meanings are. Recent volumes have included a broad spectrum of chapters on such subjects as population biology, comparative morphology, paleobiology, molecular phy­ logenetics, Keywords in Evolutionary Biology book evolutionary biology, systematics, and the history of evolutionary biology.

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Keywords in Evolutionary Biology grapples with this problem in a field especially prone to the confusion engendered by semantic imprecision. Written by historians, philosophers, and biologists--including, among others, Stephen Jay Gould, Diane Paul, John Beatty, Robert Richards, Richard Lewontin, David Sloan Wilson, Peter Bowler, and Richard.

Exploring the complexity of keywords and clarifying their role in prominent issues in the field, this book should prove invaluable to scientists and philosophers trying to come to terms with evolutionary theory.

It should also serve as a useful guide to future research into the ways in which scientific language works. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Darwin’s book, On the Origin of Species, might put you to sleep, but it accessibly describes his theory.

A book I never tire of recommending is The Song of the Dodo. It is more about how Darwin and Wallace found the evidence that supports their jo. Keywords in Evolutionary Biology by Evelyn Fox Keller,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Keywords in Evolutionary Biology: Evelyn Fox Keller: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(4).

Here, contributors identify and explicate those terms in evolutionary biology which, though commonly used, are plagued by multiple concurrent and historically varying meanings.

By clarifying these terms, the editors hope to focus attention on major scholarly problems in the field.

Keywords and Concepts in Evolutionary Developmental Biology is the first comprehensive reference work for this expanding field. Covering more than fifty central terms and concepts in entries written by leading experts, Keywords offers an overview of all that is embraced by this new subdiscipline of biology, providing the core insights and ideas Format: Paperback.

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Written by historians, philosophers, and biologists--including, among others, Stephen Jay Gould, Diane Paul, John Beatty, Robert Richards, Richard. Glossary evolutionary biology. Page 1 Glossary in Evolutionary Biology Compiled by Prof. Dieter Ebert Version 4: Oct. This list contains terms, which a student in evolutionary biology should know.

The terms denoted with an * are for an advanced level (Courses in evolutionary and quantitative genetics). This Glossary has been compiled File Size: KB. This glossary of biology terms is a list of definitions of fundamental terms and concepts used in biology, the study of life and of living is intended as introductory material for novices; for more specific and technical definitions from sub-disciplines and related fields, see Glossary of genetics, Glossary of ecology, Glossary of speciation, Glossary of botany, and Glossary of.

USEFUL REFERENCE BOOKS IN EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY AN ABBREVIATED LIST FOR STUDENTS Organized by David B. Wake December, This list is designed for students in an. Her books include Keywords in Evolutionary Biology [17], The Century of the Gene [18], and Making Sense of Life: Explaining Biological Development with Models, Metaphors, and Machines [19].

The.Keywords and Concepts in Evolutionary Developmental Biology is the first comprehensive reference work for this expanding field. Covering more than fifty central terms and concepts in entries written by leading experts, Keywords offers an overview of all that is embraced by this new subdiscipline of biology, providing the core insights and ideas.Introduction to Evolutionary Biology.

This note covers the following topics: What is Evolution, Common Misconceptions about Evolution, Genetic Variation, Evolution within a Lineage, Mechanisms that Decrease Genetic Variation, Mechanisms that Increase Genetic Variation, The Development of Evolutionary Theory, Evolution Among Lineages, Scientific Standing of Evolution and its Critics.