Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin'S Theory can Change the way we Think About our Lives [Audiobook] download free by David Sloan Wilson

Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin'S Theory can Change the way we Think About our Lives Audiobook download free by David Sloan Wilson
  • Listen audiobook: Evolution for Everyone: How Darwin'S Theory can Change the way we Think About our Lives
  • Author: David Sloan Wilson
  • Release date: 2007/7/4
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Science and Geography
  • ISBN: 9780385340922
  • Rating: 7.09 of 10
  • Votes: 793
  • Review by: Jakob Fay
  • Review rating: 9.4 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/17
  • Duration: 4H57M6S in 256 kbps (78 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-22
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  • Total pages original book: 390
  • Includes a PDF summary of 42 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 30M42S (8.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: What is the biological reason for gossip?For laughter? For the creation of art?Why do dogs have curly tails?What can microbes tell us about morality? These and many other questions are tackled by renowned evolutionist David Sloan Wilson in this witty and groundbreaking new book. With stories that entertain as much as they inform, Wilson outlines the basic principles of evolution and shows how, properly understood, they can illuminate the length and breadth of creation, from the origin of life to the nature of religion. Now everyone can move beyond the sterile debates about creationism and intelligent design to share Darwin's panoramic view of animal and human life, seamlessly connected to each other. Evolution, as Wilson explains, is not just about dinosaurs and human origins, but about why all species behave as they do-from beetles that devour their own young, to bees that function as a collective brain, to dogs that are smarter in some respects than our closest ape relatives. And basic evolutionary principles are also the foundation for humanity's capacity for symbolic thought, culture, and morality. In example after example, Wilson sheds new light on Darwin's grand theory and how it can be applied to daily life. By turns thoughtful, provocative, and daringly funny, Evolution for Everyone addresses some of the deepest philosophical and social issues of this or any age. In helping us come to a deeper understanding of human beings and our place in the world, it might also help us to improve that world. From the Hardcover edition.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Evolution, Philosophy Of Science, Biology, Life Sciences
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.30 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x207x20mm
  • Weight: 313g
  • Printed by: Bantam Doubleday Dell
  • Published in: New York, United States

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