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Evolution by Natural Selection : Confidence, Evidence and the Gap (Hardcover) (Michaelis Michael)

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Michael examines Charles Darwin's theory of natural selection, what the theory says, what it aims to explain, and how it manages to explain. Such an examination is necessary, he says, because everyone thinks they understand the theory perfectly, but there are so many divergent views about it that not everyone can be right. He covers the circularity argument; resolving the problem of circularity; Darwin's key argument for evolution by natural selection; explanation, causation, and counter-factuals; Philip Henry Gosse and the geographical knot; and the heritability of characteristics: the role of genetics and epigenetics. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 159
Genre: Nature, Science
Sub-Genre: Life Sciences / Botany, Life Sciences / Evolution, Animals
Series Title: Species and Systematics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Michaelis Michael
Language: English
Street Date: December 9, 2015
TCIN: 50374207
UPC: 9781498700870
Item Number (DPCI): 248-06-2446
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