The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive?

by

Write The First Customer Review

In The Medea Hypothesis, renowned paleontologist Peter Ward proposes a revolutionary and provocative vision of life's relationship with the Earth's biosphere--one that has frightening implications for our future, yet also offers hope. Using the latest discoveries from the geological record, he argues that life might be its own worst enemy. This stands in stark contrast to James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis--the idea that life sustains habitable conditions on Earth. In answer to Gaia, which draws on the idea of the "good ...

The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? 2015, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691165806

Paperback

Select
The Medea Hypothesis: Is Life on Earth Ultimately Self-Destructive? 2009, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691130750

Hardcover

Select