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作者 Asher, Robert J
書名 Evolution and Belief : Confessions of a Religious Paleontologist
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
©2012
國際標準書號 9781139230292 (electronic bk.)
9780521193832
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (326 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
附註 Cover -- EVOLUTION AND BELIEF -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- CONTENTS -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- PROLOGUE -- TRUTH -- IRRATIONAL TRUTH -- RELIGIOUS IDENTITY -- ONE: SCIENCE AND RELIGION -- DARWINISM, AGENCY, AND CAUSE -- THE MOST GIFTED BIOLOGY WRITER OF OUR TIME -- METHODOLOGICAL NATURALISM -- THE COMPATIBILITY DELUSION -- THEISTIC CHRISTIANITY AND EVOLUTION -- TWO: EVOLUTION AS A SCIENCE -- HISTORICAL SCIENCE AND NATURALISM -- UNIFORMITARIANISM AND INTELLIGENT DESIGN -- SCIENCE AND HYPOTHESIS TESTING -- HYPOTHESES DERIVED FROM NATURAL SELECTION -- THREE: CHARACTERS AND COMMON DESCENT -- EVOLUTIONARY TREES -- LIVING "INTERMEDIATES" -- REPRODUCTION ON LAND AND IN WATER -- AMPHIBIANS AND THE PUERTO RICAN COQUI -- MAMMALS AND MONOTREMES -- MARSUPIALS AND BANDICOOTS -- THE MARSUPIAL PLACENTA -- TARSIERS -- SUMMARY -- FOUR: THE FOSSIL RECORD -- STRATIGRAPHY -- MICRO- AND MACROEVOLUTION -- PUNCTUATED EQUILIBRIUM -- CREATIONISTS AND QUOTE-MINING -- STEPHEN JAY GOULD AND NEO-DARWINISM -- "MACROEVOLUTION": SPECIES AS INDIVIDUALS -- FIVE: THE ROOTS OF MAMMALS -- SYNAPSID JAW AND EAR BONES -- EAR BONES AND DEVELOPMENT -- MAMMALIAN LACTATION -- ROOTS OF MAMMALS: SUMMARY -- SIX: A BRIEF HISTORY OF ELEPHANTS -- ELEPHANTS AND THE BIG PICTURE -- ELEPHANTS AND ENGLISH -- SEVEN: WHALES ARE NO FLUKE -- CETACEAN ORIGINS: MOLECULES AND MESONYCHIDS -- TOOTHED AND BALEEN WHALES -- BALEEN WHALE DEVELOPMENT AND GENETICS -- EIGHT: CREATIONISM: THE FOSSILS STILL SAY NO! -- AGENCY AND CAUSE REVISITED -- NINE: DNA AND THE TREE OF LIFE -- BUILDING TREES WITH GENES -- ANTI-EVOLUTIONISTS AND TREES -- THE NODES ANATOMY GOT WRONG -- AFROTHERIA AND THE NEW TREE OF PLACENTAL MAMMALS -- TEN: DNA AND INFORMATION "CREATION" -- WHAT DOES DNA DO? -- PSEUDOGENES -- VIRAL DNA AND FUNCTION -- MUTATION AND COLOR VISION -- "TUNING KNOBS" AND SKULL SHAPE
ORIGIN OF INFORMATION AND "MACROEVOLUTION" -- GENETICS, DEVELOPMENT, AND THE MAMMALIAN EAR -- ELEVEN: BIOLOGY AND PROBABILITY -- CONTINGENCY -- CONVERGENCE -- EVOLUTION IS NOT RANDOM -- SELECTION AND STICKLEBACK FISH -- PROBABILITY AND ANTI-EVOLUTIONISM -- EXAPTATION -- TWELVE: EVOLUTION, EDUCATION, AND CONCLUSIONS -- ACADEMIC FREEDOM -- WHAT DID DARWIN EXPLAIN? -- CONCLUSIONS -- NOTES -- NOTES TO PROLOGUE (Pages xiv to xxii) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 1 (Pages 2 to 26) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 (Pages 27 to 41) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 3 (Pages 42 to 62) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 4 (Pages 63 to 88) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 5 (Pages 90 to 110) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 6 (Pages 113 to 123) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 7 (Pages 125 to 138) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 8 (Pages 140 to 153) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 9 (Pages 154 to 177) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 10 (Pages 179 to 200) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 11 (Pages 204 to 219) -- NOTES TO CHAPTER 12 (Pages 222 to 228) -- BIBLIOGRAPHY -- INDEX
Asher draws on his experiences as a paleontologist and a religious believer, arguing that science does not contradict religious belief
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Asher, Robert J. Evolution and Belief : Confessions of a Religious Paleontologist Cambridge : Cambridge University Press,c2012 9780521193832
主題 Evolution (Biology);Religion and science
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