Arguing For Evolution: An Encyclopedia For Understanding Science, 1st Edition

  • Randall C. Moore
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  • ISBN-10: 0313359482
  • ISBN-13: 9780313359484
  • DDC: 576.8
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 318 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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This comprehensive encyclopedia presents an arsenal of evidence for evolution that goes beyond the typical textbook examples.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Quick A-Z Guide to the Evidence.
Introduction: Evolution as a Predictive Science.
1: Understanding the Natural World: Evolution and the Process of Science.
2: Age of Earth.
3: Fossils.
4: Biogeography.
5: Molecular Evidence for Evolution.
6: Anatomical Evidence for Evolution.
7: Conflict and Cooperation Part I: Behavior.
8: Conflict and Cooperation Part II: Coevolution.
9: Human Evolution.
Appendix 1. Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1859, first edition), Chapters IV (“Natural Selection”) and XIV (“Recapitulation and Conclusion”).
Appendix 2. The Geologic Timescale.
Appendix 3. Major Species of Known Hominins.
About the Authors.