We can to a certain extent understand how it is that there is so much beauty throughout nature; for this may be largely attributed to the agency of. Title: Evolution, Second Edition. Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc. Publication Date: Binding: Loose Leaf. Book Condition: Used: Good. About this title. Evolution, Second Edition. Douglas J. Futuyma. Article in Integrative and Comparative Biology ยท November DOI: /icb/icp CITATIONS READS.

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The content of all chapters has been updated, and material has been reorganized into new chapters such as “Conflict and Cooperation” and “How To Be Fit. Please try again later. So much has happened in the past years to advance a science already standing on a sturdy foundation that evolution cannot be considered a modest topic to cover in a textbook, even one more than pages long. Easy first text in evolutionary biology without being simplistic. It seemed to be overly wordy in some sections, but overall pretty good.

This is a great overview of evolutionary biology. The author includes a plethora of colorful diagrams, pictures, and graphs to help the reader understand as well as to keep the reader’s attention.


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A new final chapter on “Evolutionary Science, Creationism, and Society” treats such topics as the nature of science and the practical applications of evolutionary biology. A strong recommendation for anyone looking to explore the biology of evolution, systematics, and genetics.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Book came as evlution. This book will give me a lot of extra material to present and is well written and contains good figures and meaningful examples.

Because it strikes the right balance between breadth and detail, and is conscientiously written with the student in mind, Futuyma s Evolution will resonate in the classroom. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Evolution, Second Edition By Douglas J Futuyma

Adaptation and Natural Selection: In looking through it this book is an excellent resource for an introductory college course in evolution. Its an excellent reference for basic concepts of evolution.

Roy Hammer rated it it was ok Apr 04, Where else would I find a text on evolution that succinctly covers some basic statistics right next to the seminal work of the Grants on Darwin’s finches?

Citing articles via Google Scholar. It could greatly benefit from video supporting materials and some sort of practice tests or self-questions. I think this is an ok approach but I think human evolution deserves a dedicated section. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Explore the Home Gift Guide.


Sinauer Associates Inc; 2nd edition October 1, Language: Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Doug Futuyma has done precisely that in ways that almost make me want to be an undergraduate evoltuion, so that I can dedicate more hours to poring over the pages of his wonderful text.

However, it is much shorter and is exclusively directed toward an undergraduate audience. See all 16 reviews. Evolution by Douglas J. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

Evolution, Second Edition By Douglas J Futuyma by Futuyma, Douglas J

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There are chapters and sections on just about everything. Purchased this book for school purposes. Share your thoughts with other customers. A simple example of the general style will suffice: English Choose a language for shopping. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.