Understanding Evolution

Why is evolution so difficult to understand? Uncover the common misconceptions and core concepts in this concise and accessible book. Les mer
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Why is evolution so difficult to understand? Uncover the common misconceptions and core concepts in this concise and accessible book.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Preface: There is more to resistance to evolution than religion; 1. The public acceptance of evolution; 2. Religious resistance to accepting evolution; 3. Conceptual obstacles to understanding evolution; 4. Charles Darwin's conceptual change; 5. Common ancestry; 6. Evolutionary processes; 7. Evolution and the nature of science; Concluding remarks: the implications of evolution for human life; Index.

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Kostas Kampourakis is the author and editor of books about evolution, genetics, philosophy, and history of science, and the editor of the Cambridge book series Understanding Life. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of the journal Science and Education, and two other science education book series. He is currently a researcher at the University of Geneva, where he also teaches at the Section of Biology and the University Institute for Teacher Education (http://kampourakis.com).