The Pursuit of Complexity: The Utility of Biodiversity in Evolutionary Perspective

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What use is biodiversity, and does it matter if species die out? These controversial questions arouse considerable debate. Most people believe they represent a moral dilemma, but The Pursuit of Complexity shows that it is possible to explore them in a scientific way. Author Gerard Jagers op Akkerhuis takes us back to the underlying fundamental questions: What actually is usefulness, or utility? What is evolution? What is life? What is biodiversity? And how important are human beings in all this? According to him we have to ...

The Pursuit of Complexity: The Utility of Biodiversity in Evolutionary Perspective 2012, KNNV Publishing, Zeist

ISBN-13: 9789050114431

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