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Evolution: The Basics

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Evolution: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the history, development and science of the theory of evolution. Beginning pre-Darwin and concluding with the latest research and controversies, readers are introduced to the origins of the idea of evolution, the ways in which it has developed and been adapted over time and the science underpinning it all. Topics address ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published July 13th 2011 by Routledge (first published July 12th 2011)
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Mohamed Ghilan
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The controversial nature of evolutionary theory is a great example of what happens when one has no clear conception of their theology, science, or both in terms of their epistemology and what what one can learn from them. This is a very well-written introductory book on the evolutionary theory. Lyons did a great job at explaining the theory to a lay audience and starts off the book with why it’s scientific as opposed to the Intelligent Design proponents. What I really appreciated the most was he ...more
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