More than any other modern scientists, Stephen Jay Gould has opened up to millionsthe wonders of evolutionary biology. His genius as an essayist lies in his unmatchedability to use his knowledge of the world, including popular culture, to illuminatethe realm of science.
Ever Since Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould's first book, has sold more than a quarter of a million copies. Like all succeeding collections by this uniquewriter, it brings the art of the scientific essay to unparalleled heights.
"A shrewd and learned intellectual whose essays on Charles Darwin have the styleand address of what in other circumstances might be the writing of a literary criticupon Stendhal or Proust or other such major figure in the world of letters."P. B. Medawar, The Sciences
"A remarkable achievement by any measure. [Gould] is profoundly intelligent, a writerof great natural wit, and his sophistication and learning range far beyond theparameters of his academic field, biology. . . . One is hard pressed to singleout past writers who could wear the sobriquet of natural history essayist with such distinction."David Walsten, Chicago Tribune
Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate?
Let us know about it.
Does this product have an incorrect or missing image?
Send us a new image.
Is this product missing categories?
Add more categories.
Review This Product
No reviews yet - be the first to create one!