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  • Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters, 2nd Ediiton

Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters, 2nd Ediiton

  • 40.00€

Tags: Evolutionary paleobiology, Systematics, Paleontology, Vertebrates groups, Paleogeography, Fossil remains, Natural history.


In this second edition of Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters, Prothero describes new transitional fossils from various periods, vividly depicting such bizarre creatures as the Odontochelys, or the “turtle on the half shell”; fossil snakes with legs; and the “Frogamander,” a new example of amphibian transition. Prothero’s discussion of intelligent design arguments includes more historical examples and careful examination of the “experiments” and observations that are exploited by creationists seeking to undermine sound science education. With new perspectives, Prothero reframes creationism as a case study in denialism and pseudoscience rather than a field with its own intellectual dynamism. 451 p.

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Archaeozoology / Paleontology

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Authors expertises affiliations

  • .Paul M. Freeman. MA, VetMB, Cert SAO, DipECVN, MRCVS, EBVS European Specialist in Veterinary Neurology, RCVS Specialist in Veterinary Neurology. Queen's Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (UK).

     
  • Publication date (electronic format): 2017-08.

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