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Full House : The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin - Stephen Jay Gould

Full House

The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

Paperback Published: 1st October 2011
ISBN: 9780674061613
Number Of Pages: 256

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Gould shows why a more accurate way of understanding our world is to look at a given subject within its own context, to see it as a part of a spectrum of variation and then to reconceptualize trends as expansion or contraction of this “full house” of variation, and not as the progress or degeneration of an average value, or single thing.

Bacteria and baseball. Few authors besides Stephen Jay Gould could write convincingly about both...Wandering about [Full House's] well-decorated rooms, nooks, and attics is a pleasure left to the reader. -- John Allen Paulos Washington Post Book World

ISBN: 9780674061613
ISBN-10: 0674061616
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st October 2011
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.63
Weight (kg): 0.38

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