The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought

Editor: Ruse, Michael
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-52-119531-7
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 338
Book Status: Available
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This volume is a comprehensive reference work on the life, labors, and influence of the great evolutionist Charles Darwin. The wealth of information it provides about the history of evolutionary thought makes it a crucial resource for understanding the controversies that surround evolution today.

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Table of Contents

  • About The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1 Origins and the Greeks - Jeremy Kirby
  • 2 Evolution before Darwin - Michael Ruse
  • 3 Charles Darwin’s Geology: The Root of His Philosophy of the Earth - David Norman
  • 4 Looking Back with “Great Satisfaction” on Charles Darwin’s Vertebrate Paleontology - Paul D. Brinkman
  • 5 The Origins of the Origin: Darwin’s First Thoughts about the Tree of Life and Natural Selection, 1837–1839 - Jonathan Hodge
  • 6 Darwin and Taxonomy - Mary Pickard Winsor
  • 7 Darwin and the Barnacles - Marsha L. Richmond
  • 8 The Analogy between Artificial and Natural Selection - Bert Theunissen
  • 9 The Origin of Species - Michael Ruse
  • 10 Sexual Selection - Richard A. Richards
  • 11 Darwin and Species - James Mallet
  • 12 Darwin and Heredity - Robert Olby
  • 13 Darwin and Time - Keith Bennett
  • 14 Darwin’s Evolutionary Botany - Richard Bellon
  • 15 Mimicry and Camouflage - William Kimler; Michael Ruse
  • 16 Chance and Design - John Beatty
  • 17 Darwin and Teleology - James G. Lennox
  • 18 The Evolution of the Origin (1859–1872) - Thierry Hoquet
  • 19 Alfred Russel Wallace - John van Wyhe
  • 20 Darwin and Humans - Gregory Radick
  • 21 Darwin and Language - Stephen G. Alter
  • 22 Darwin and Ethics - Eric Charmetant
  • 23 Social Darwinism - Naomi Beck
  • 24 Darwin and the Levels of Selection - Daniel Deen; Brian Hollis; Chris Zarpentine
  • 25 Darwin and Religion - Mark Pallen; Alison Pearn
  • 26 Darwinism in Britain - Peter Bowler
  • 27 Darwinism in the United States, 1859–1930 - Mark A. Largent
  • 28 The German Reception of Darwin’s Theory, 1860–1945 - Robert J. Richards
  • 29 Darwin and Darwinism in France before 1900 - Jean Gayon
  • 30 Encountering Darwin and Creating Darwinism in China - Yang Haiyan
  • 31 Darwinism in Latin America - Thomas F. Glick
  • 32 Botany: 1880s to 1920s - Dawn Mooney Digrius
  • 33 Population Genetics - Michael Ruse
  • 34 Synthesis Period in Evolutionary Studies - Joe Cain
  • 35 Ecological Genetics - David W. Rudge
  • 36 Darwin and Darwinism in France after 1900 - Jean Gayon
  • 37 Botany and the Evolutionary Synthesis, 1920–1950 - Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis
  • 38 The Emergence of Life on Earth and the Darwinian Revolution - Iris Fry
  • 39 The Evolution of the Testing of Evolution - Steven Hecht Orzack
  • 40 Mimicry and Camouflage: Part Two - Joseph Travis
  • 41 The Tree of Life - Joel D. Velasco
  • 42 Sociobiology - Mark E. Borrello
  • 43 Evolutionary Paleontology - David Sepkoski
  • 44 Darwin and Geography - David N. Livingstone
  • 45 Darwin and the Finches - Frederick Rowe Davis
  • 46 Developmental Evolution - Manfred D. Laubichler; Jane Maienschein
  • 47 Darwin’s Evolutionary Ecology - James Justus
  • 48 Darwin and the Environment - David Steffes
  • 49 Molecular Biology: Darwin’s Precious Gift - Francisco J. Ayala
  • 50 Challenging Darwinism: Expanding, Extending, Replacing - David J. Depew; Bruce H. Weber
  • 51 Human Evolution after Darwin - Jesse Richmond
  • 52 Language Evolution since Darwin - Barbara J. King
  • 53 Cultural Evolution - Kenneth Reisman
  • 54 Literature - Gowan Dawson
  • 55 Darwin and Gender - Georgina M. Montgomery
  • 56 Evolutionary Epistemology - Tim Lewens
  • 57 Ethics after Darwin - Richard Joyce
  • 58 Darwin and Protestantism - Diarmid A. Finnegan
  • 59 Creationism - Ronald L. Numbers
  • 60 Darwin and Catholicism - John F. Haught
  • 61 Judaism, Jews, and Evolution - Marc Swetlitz
  • 62 Religion: Islam - Martin Riexinger
  • 63 From Evolution and Medicine to Evolutionary Medicine - Tatjana Buklijas; Peter Gluckman
  • Bibliography