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Evolution & creationism
Science, Evolution, and Creationism by
Publication Date: 2008. National Academies Press
1 Evolution and the Nature of Science
2 The Evidence for Biological Evolution
3 Creationist Perspectives
Science and Religion: a very short introduction. by
Publication Date: 2008. Oxford University Press.
What are science-religion debates really about? -- Galileo and the philosophy of science -- Does God act in nature? -- Darwin and evolution -- Creationism and intelligent design -- Mind and morality.
God vs. Darwin: the war between evolution and creationism in the classroom. by
Publication Date: 2009. Rowan Littlefield.
Introduction -- The history behind Inherit the wind -- The rising religious opposition to Darwin -- The free speech train -- The Scopes pre-game show -- The Scopes trial -- The Scopes appeal -- The history of religion in U.S. public schools -- Religion and the establishment clause after Scopes -- Evolution back in the courts -- Adam and Eve and evolution -- The rise and fall of "creation science" -- Creation science born again as intelligent design -- Why some hate evolution: the wedge document revelations -- The endorsement test and the "informed, reasonable observer" -- The Dover policy on teaching evolution -- The Dover verdict -- The aftershocks of Dover -- What next? -- The long view.
Some books on evolution in the library
The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the ultimate forensic record of evolution. by
Call Number: Stacks QP624 .C37 2006
Publication Date: 2006. Norton.
PRINT FORMAT. Beyond any reasonable doubt -- The bloodless fish of Bouvet Island -- The everyday math of evolution: chance, selection, and time -- Immortal genes: running in place for eons -- Making the new from the old -- Fossil genes: broken pieces of yesterday’s life -- Déjà vu: how and why evolution repeats itself -- Our flesh and blood: arms races, the human race, and natural selection -- The making and evolution of complexity -- Seeing and believing -- The palm trees of Wyoming
Paleontology: a brief history of life. by
Publication Date: Templeton Press, c2010
Chapter 1: Rocks, Time, and Fossils
Chapter 2: Evolutionary Processes
Chapter 3: The Tree of Life
Chapter 4: In the Beginning
Chapter 5: The Paleozoic: “Ancient Life”
Chapter 6: The Age of Dinosaurs
Chapter 7: The Age of Mammals
Chapter 8: Of Whales and Primates
Chapter 9: Walkers and Toolmakers
Chapter 10: A Cognitive Revolution
The World from Beginnings to 4000 BCE by
Publication Date: 2008. Oxford University Press.
CHAPTER 1 Evolutionary Processes
CHAPTER 2 Fossils and Ancient Artifacts
CHAPTER 3 On Their Own Two Feet
CHAPTER 4 Emergence of the Genus Homo
CHAPTER 5 Getting Brainier
CHAPTER 6 Modern Human Origins
CHAPTER 7 Settled Life
Human Evolution: trails from the past. by
Publication Date: 2007. Oxford University Press.
Electronic book. Preface : Homo sapiens, the rational animal -- Evolution, genetics, and systematics -- The evolution of hominoids -- The hominin lineage -- Miocene and Pliocene genera and species -- Pliocene hominins : South Africa and the Rift Valley -- The Pliocene cladogenesis : paranthropus versus homo -- The radiation of homo -- Evolutionary characteristics of the erectus grade -- The late-Pleistocene transition -- The uniqueness of being human.
Evolution in Health and Disease by
Publication Date: Oxford University Press.
Part I: Introduction
Part II: The history and variation of human genes
Part III: Natural selection and evolutionary conflicts
Part IV: Pathogens: resistance, virulence, variation, and emergence
Part V: Noninfectious and degenerative disease
Evolutionary biology of bacterial and fungal pathogens by
Publication Date: 2008.
I. Evolutionary Biology of Microbial-Host Interactions
II. Evolutionary Genetics of Microbial Pathogens
III. Evolutionary Biology of Drug Resistance
IV. Evolutionary Pathogenicity of Gram-Negative Bacteria
V. Evolutionary Pathogenicity of Gram-Positive and Related Bacteria
Why Evolution Is True by
Call Number: Stacks QH366.2 .C74 2009
Publication Date: 2009. NY: Viking Press.
What is evolution -- Written in the rocks -- Remnants: vestiges, embryos, and bad design -- The geography of life -- The engine of evolution -- How sex drives evolution -- The origin of species -- What about us? -- Evolution redux.
The Selfish Gene. by
Publication Date: 2006. 30th anniversary edition.
1. Why are people?
2. The replicators
3. Immortal coils
4. The gene machine
5. Aggression: stability and the selfish machine
7. Family planning
8. Battle of the generations
9. Battle of the sexes
10. You scratch my back, I'll ride on yours
11. Memes: the new replicators
12. Nice guys finish first
13. The long reach of the gene
The Origin and Evolution of Mammals by
Publication Date: 2005. Oxford University Press.
2 Time and classification
3 Evolution of the mammal-like reptiles
4 Evolution of mammalian biology
5 The Mesozoic mammals
6 Living and fossil marsupials
7 Living and fossil placentals