The Triumph of Evolution

and the Failure of Creationism

Susan Pearson

Henry Holt and Co.

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Eldredge presents the most up-to-date examination of the creation-evolution confrontation available.

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The Triumph of Evolution
In the BeginningReligion, Science, ... and PoliticsThat the United States and the rest of the modern world are fundamentally a secular, technologically based society (albeit one generally committed to the free and unfettered practice of religion) is nicely brought out by the Y2K doomsday myth so widely adopted as we approached the recent millennial date: January 1, 2000. The dark scenario of widespread shortages and other societal malfunctions born of computer glitches, after all, was universally seen as delivered not by a vengeful, wrathful God, but rather by us humans.

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"Niles Eldredge knows how to make science exciting." --New York Times Book Review

"At once a valuable summary of evolutionary theory today and a devastating deconstruction of current 'creation science,' claim by claim, and name by name."-Howard Gardner

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Susan Pearson

Niles Eldredge is a Curator in the Department of Invertebrate Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History, where he has worked as an active research paleontologist since 1969.

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The Triumph of Evolution
and the Failure of Creationism
Susan Pearson

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Henry Holt and Co.
December 2001
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ISBN: 9781429932615
ISBN10: 1429932619
224 pages
$7.99

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Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books
June 2001
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ISBN: 9780716744788
ISBN10: 0716744783
6 x 9 inches, 224 pages
$14.95
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