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6%OFFLangdon, John H. - The Science of Human Evolution: Getting it Right - 9783319415840 - V9783319415840
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The Science of Human Evolution: Getting it Right

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Description for The Science of Human Evolution: Getting it Right Hardcover. Num Pages: 241 pages, 5 black & white illustrations, 43 colour illustrations, 35 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: JHM; PSAJ; PSC; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 243 x 19. Weight in Grams: 522.
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.

Product Details

Publisher
Springer
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
220
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
ISBN
9783319415840
SKU
V9783319415840
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About Langdon, John H.
John H. Langdon, Ph.D.Professor of Biology and AnthropologyUniversity of Indianapolis Current research interests include hominin and hominoid paleontology and evolution, history and development of paleoanthropology, origins of human bipedalism, evolution of human behavior, historical demography, human biology, and history and process of the natural sciences.

Reviews for The Science of Human Evolution: Getting it Right
This is a very unusual, interesting, and useful book in which the author reviews a series of topics in human evolution that have been, or remain, characterized by alternative views, and how these issues have been addressed, or resolved ... . Each chapter ends with a series of questions for discussion and a short bibliography for additional reading. The volume ... Read more

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