Darwin's House of Cards: A Journalist's Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates (Compact Disc)

Darwin's House of Cards: A Journalist's Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates By Tom Bethell, Matthew McAuliffe (Read by) Cover Image

Darwin's House of Cards: A Journalist's Odyssey Through the Darwin Debates (Compact Disc)

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In this provocative history of contemporary debates over evolution, veteran journalist Tom Bethell depicts Darwin's theory as a nineteenth-century idea past its prime, propped up by logical fallacies, bogus claims, and empirical evidence that is all but disintegrating under an onslaught of new scientific discoveries. Bethell presents a concise yet wide-ranging tour of the flash points of modern evolutionary theory, investigating controversies over common descent, natural selection, the fossil record, biogeography, information theory, evolutionary psychology, artificial intelligence, and the growing intelligent design movement.

Bethell's account is enriched by his own personal encounters with some of our era's leading scientists and thinkers, including Harvard biologists Stephen Jay Gould and Richard Lewontin; British paleontologist Colin Patterson; and renowned philosopher of science Karl Popper.

Product Details ISBN: 9781982694586
ISBN-10: 1982694580
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
Publication Date: June 25th, 2019
Language: English