Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom

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The most important aspect of evolution, from a philosophical viewpoint, is the rise of complex, advanced creatures from simple, primitive ones. This "vertical" dimension of evolution has been downplayed in both the specialist and popular literature on evolution, in large part because it was in the past associated with unsavory political views. The avoidance of evolution's vertical dimension has, however, left evolutionary biology open to the perception, from outside, that it deals merely with the diversification of rather ...

Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom 2007, Hill & Wang, New York

ISBN-13: 9780809037018

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Creatures of Accident: The Rise of the Animal Kingdom 2006, Hill & Wang

ISBN-13: 9780809043217

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