223 pages, no illustrations
Tackling one of the most contentious issues of our day, Eldredge offers the most up-to-date examination of the creation-evolution debate. A committed evolutionist, he explains the creationists' arguments and strategies and rebuts their charges that the study of evolution is unscientific and must lead to the collapse of the family, religion and traditional values.
Niles Eldredge knows how to make science exciting.
--"New York Times Book Review"
"Nobody in our generation has done more to advance our understanding of the evolutionary process than Niles Eldredge has."
--Ian Tattersall, Curator, Department of Anthropology, American Museum of Natural History.
"Eldredge reminds us that many things have not changed in the creation and evolution controversy: we are not yet rid of the old fashioned creationism, even though it is currently augmented by neocreationisms like 'intelligent design theory.' In easily-read, conversational prose, Eldredge shows how both the old and the new creationisms are scientifically bankrupt and philosophically impoverished."
--Eugenie C. Scott, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Center for Science Education
"If you listen to creationists---from the classic 'creation-scientists' to the new 'intelligent-design theorists'---you'll be told that the fossil record doesn't support evolution. Are they rig
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