Easy, enlightening and mind-stretching, here are answers to the 20 biggest questions of evolution and what they tell us about life on Earth.
The Big Questions series is designed to let renowned experts address the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. Each 3,000-word essay simply and concisely examines a question that has eternally perplexed enquiring minds, and provides answers based on the latest research. This ambitious project is a unique distillation of humanity's best ideas.
About the Author
Francisco Ayala is a prize-winning scientist and philosopher working at the University of California. His recent publications include Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Biology (2009, with Robert Arp) and Darwin's Gift to Science and Religion (2007).
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 1st June 2012
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 15.0 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.396