Book ID: CBB665757367

The Science of Human Evolution: Getting it Right (2016)


Langdon, John H. (Author)


Publication Date: 2016
Physical Details: 220 pages
Language: English

This textbook provides a collection of case studies in paleoanthropology demonstrating the method and limitations of science. These cases introduce the reader to various problems and illustrate how they have been addressed historically.  The various topics selected represent important corrections in the field, some critical breakthroughs, models of good reasoning and experimental design, and important ideas emerging from normal science.

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Authors & Contributors
Delisle, Richard G.
Lequin, Mathilde
Menez, Alex
Kuljian, Christa
Madison, Paige
White, Mark J.
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Journal of the History of Biology
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Revue d'Histoire des Sciences
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Endeavour: Review of the Progress of Science
University of Chicago Press
Jacana Media
Franz Steiner Verlag
Human evolution
Physical anthropology
Discipline formation
Definition of human; human nature
Tobias, Phillip V.
Royer, Clémence
Mayr, Ernst
Haeckel, Ernst
Gibert, Josep
Darwin, Charles Robert
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
20th century, early
21st century
20th century, late
Great Britain
East Asia
Catalonia (Spain)
London (England)
South Africa

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