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Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

The volumes in this set, originally published between 1913 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of evolution and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines evolution from a broad range of disciplines, from the anthropological development of modern society, to the scientific examinations of cellular and genetic evolution. The collection includes volumes across the disciplines of biology, natural history, anthropology, sociology and religion. The 16 books that comprise this collection include rigorous examinations into the psychological evolution of the brain, philosophical and theological examinations of evolution, analysis of genetic and cellular evolution, discussions of Darwinian theory, the affect of survival of the fittest from both genetic and political standpoints and examinations into the affinity between man and ape. This collection brings back into print a collection of insightful and detailed books on the diverse subject of evolution and will be a must have resource for academics and students, not only of biology and anthropology, but of history, psychology and religion.

  • The Semantic Theory of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Barbieri

    Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single law of natural selection, but instead by a plurality of laws that resemble grammatical rules in language. This remarkable work presents a semantic theory centering on the…

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  • Government by Natural Selection

    1st Edition

    By Hugh Taylor

    Originally published in 1915, Government by Natural Selection looks at the historical advancement of government through the lens of the Darwinian theory of natural selection. The book examines the history of government and its formation, right up until the early 20th century, when the book was…

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  • The Natural Theology of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By J. N. Shearman

    Originally published in 1915, The Natural Theology of Evolution looks at the concept of natural theology, examining the argument for the existence of God based on reason and ordinary experiences of nature. The book looks at natural theology in light of Darwin’s theory of evolution, and how this…

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  • Homo Faber

    A Study of Man's Mental Evolution, 1st Edition

    By G. N. M. Tyrrell

    Originally published in 1951, Homo Faber is an examination of the scientific outlook on human mental evolution through the lens of parapsychology. The book aims to undermine what its terms, the ‘scientific outlook’ examining the human interpretation of the world, and the preconceived scientific…

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  • Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

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  • The Awakening Earth

    Our Next Evolutionary Leap, 1st Edition

    By Peter Russell

    Originally published in 1982 The Awakening Earth explores the idea of the Earth as a collective, self-regulatory living organism, and considers in this context, the function of the human race. The book provides an exploration of humanity’s potential and explores the possibility of mankind’s…

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  • Human Evolution

    An Introduction for the Behavioural Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Graham Richards

    Originally published in 1987, Human Evolution looks at theories of the evolution of human behaviour (contemporary at the time of publication). The book reviews competing theories of psychological and social evolution and provides a detailed historical introduction to the subject. A key theoretical…

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  • Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys, and Apes

    A Study of the Bearings of Physiology and Behaviour on the Taxonomy and Phylogeny of Lemurs, Monkeys, Apes, and Man, 1st Edition

    By S. Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1933 Functional Affinities of Man, Monkeys and Apes gives a taxonomic and phylogenetic survey and the findings of diverse experimental investigations of lemurs, monkeys, and apes. The book discusses the inter-relationships of different Primates and emphasizes seldom-used…

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  • Rates of Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by K.S.W. Campbell, M.F. Day

    Originally published in 1987 Rates of Evolution is an edited collection drawn from a symposium convened to bring together palaeontologists, geneticists, molecular biologists and developmental biologists to examine some aspects of the problem of evolutionary rates. The book asks questions…

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  • The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts

    1st Edition

    By Karl Frank

    Originally published in 1913, The Theory of Evolution in the Light of Facts examines the theory of Descent; the book is a time capsule of information, providing a record of the explorations into Darwinian theory during the first half of the 20th century. The book examines the contradictions which…

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  • The Future of Man

    The BBC Reith Lectures 1959, 1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1960, The Future of Man is a chronicle of Professor Medwar’s Reith lectures of 1959. The book outlines his predictions about the future estate of man, with the ‘process of foretelling, rather than with what is actually foretold’. He asks, can we predict the future size of…

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  • Studies in Hereditary Ability

    1st Edition

    By W.T.J. Gun

    Originally published in 1928, Studies in Hereditary Ability studies the genealogy of great families of Britain and America and examines how their ancestors influenced their genetics and who they subsequently ended up becoming. The book examines the descent of ability through both maternal and…

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  • Evolutionary Change

    Toward a Systemic Theory of Development and Maldevelopment, 1st Edition

    By Aron Katsenelinboigen

    Originally published in 1997 Evolutionary Change addresses the somatic mechanism of change. Although astounding advances in molecular biology have opened up new engineering possibilities to shape our future in terms of "improving" the human species as well as eradicating all kinds of pathological…

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  • The Uniqueness of the Individual

    1st Edition

    By P.B. Medawar

    Originally published in 1957, The Uniqueness of the Individual is a collection of 9 essays published from the ten years preceding publication. The essays deal with some of the central problems of biology. These are among the questions put and answered from the standpoint of modern experimental…

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  • Nature and History

    The Evolutionary Approach for Social Scientists, 1st Edition

    By Ignazio Masulli

    Originally published in 1990, Nature and History examines how Darwin’s theory of evolution has been expanded by scholars and researchers to include virtually every scientific discipline. The book presents a morphological analysis of historical and social sciences – sciences which have traditionally…

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  • Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1913 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of evolution and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines evolution from a broad range of disciplines, from the anthropological…

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