Evolution is the change in the inherited characteristics of biological populations over successive generations. Evolutionary processes give rise to diversity at every level of biological organisation, including species, individual organisms and molecules such as DNA and proteins.

See also Science.

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs: A New History of a Lost World
Origin: A Genetic History of the Americas
The Rise and Reign of the Mammals: A New History, from the Shadow of the Dinosaurs to Us
The Last Days of the Dinosaurs: An Asteroid, Extinction, and the Beginning of Our World
Charlie Thorne and the Lost City (Charlie Thorne #2)
Exercised: Why Something We Never Evolved to Do Is Healthy and Rewarding
A Brief History of Earth: Four Billion Years in Eight Chapters
How to Argue With a Racist: What Our Genes Do (and Don't) Say About Human Difference
Human Errors: A Panorama of Our Glitches, from Pointless Bones to Broken Genes
Outgrowing God: A Beginner’s Guide
Some Assembly Required: Decoding Four Billion Years of Life, from Ancient Fossils to DNA
Flights of Fancy: Defying Gravity by Design and Evolution
A Hunter-Gatherer's Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life
The Parasitic Mind: How Infectious Ideas Are Killing Common Sense
Blueprint: How DNA makes us who we are
The Selfish Gene
The Origin of Species
The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution
The Blind Watchmaker: Why the Evidence of Evolution Reveals a Universe Without Design
Your Inner Fish: a Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
The Ancestor's Tale: A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Evolution
Why Evolution Is True
Darwin's Dangerous Idea: Evolution and the Meanings of Life
The Third Chimpanzee: The Evolution and Future of the Human Animal
The Moral Animal: Why We Are the Way We Are - The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene
Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies
Genome: the Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters
River Out of Eden: A Darwinian View of Life
The Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsThe Origin of Species by Charles DarwinYour Inner Fish by Neil ShubinThe Ancestor's Tale by Richard DawkinsThe Greatest Show on Earth by Richard Dawkins
On Evolution - Love It Or Hate It
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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. KuhnA Brief History of Time by Stephen HawkingTimaeus by PlatoGuns, Germs and Steel by Jared DiamondRelativity by Albert Einstein
History and Philosophy of Science
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Sapiens by Yuval Noah HarariThe Naked Ape by Desmond MorrisThe Human Zoo by Desmond MorrisOur Inner Ape by Frans de WaalThe Language Instinct by Steven Pinker
The Human Animal
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The Power of Myth by Joseph CampbellThe Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph CampbellThe Man Without Qualities by Robert MusilThe Selfish Gene by Richard DawkinsOn Aggression by Konrad Lorenz
How we see the world
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[Said during a debate when his opponent asserted that atheism and belief in evolution lead to Nazism:] Atheism by itself is, of course, not a moral position or a political one of any kind; it simply is the refusal to believe in a supernatural dimension. For you to say of Nazism that it was the implementation of the work of Charles Darwin is a filthy slander, undeserving of you and an insult to this audience. Darwin’s thought was not taught in Germany; Darwinism was so derided in Germany along w ...more
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Upton Sinclair
It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.
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