Written for a general college audience, this book offers an introduction to the principles and significance of Darwinian evolution. It differs from most other. An Introduction to Biological Evolution by Kenneth V Kardong starting at $ An Introduction to Biological Evolution has 4 available editions to buy at Alibris. : An Introduction to Biological Evolution () by Kenneth V. Kardong and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible.

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Concepts and Applications Manuel Molles 4. Surely an educated citizen should know something of the groups in our society that are attempting to bring their supernaturally-based views into the biological sciences classroom. Exactly what I needed, as I had lost my copy.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are several excellent textbooks on the market for upperlevel courses on evolution for biology majors in colleges and universities, but there are few recent books suitable for a class meant for general liberal arts students or for intelligent adult readers curious about evolhtion subject underlying all of modern biology.


An Introduction to Biological Evolution

A discussion of the evolutionary patterns seen in the HIV or flu viruses would have helped bring evolutionary biology into the reader’s life. It differs from most other textbooks on evolution in three fundamental ways: His almost conversational approach to this topic puts the reader at ease while learning evolutionary concepts.

He does not shy away from technical terms when these are needed. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. One learns little of such techniques as blood typing, haplotyping, mitochrondrial DNA analysis, X- and Y-chromosome analysis, and so on, as tools for migration studies or intra-specific evolution.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Perhaps the weakest part of the book is a chapter on life history because the reader might not see the relation of this subject to the evolution process. Write a customer review.

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Equally important, the reader should learn to recognize the axioms and procedures of science so that he or she cannot be fooled by those who falsely claim that their views are equally good science as alternatives to evolutionary biology.