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Published: 28 July 2005

150 Pages


ISBN: 9780199284214

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Darwin's Legacy

What Evolution Means Today

John Dupré

  • An entertaining introduction to a great scientific theory
  • Brings out both the strengths and the limits of evolution
  • Explains its implications for issues of religion, race, gender, and the status of animals
  • Shows us how to discern between the authoritative, the controversial, and the wacky
  • Entertainingly deflates excessive claims about the biological basis of human behaviour and culture
  • An ideal first book for undergraduate students in biology, psychology, or philosophy