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The evolution of everything

Mark Sumner

The evolution of everything

how selection shapes culture, commerce, and nature

by Mark Sumner

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Published by PoliPoint Press in Sausalito, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Natural selection

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-221) and index.

    StatementMark Sumner
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH375 .S86 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24815368M
    ISBN 109780982417164
    LC Control Number2010001308

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Its highly readable and provocative but misses the mark on two very important topics: climate change and the financial crisis/5(). The Evolution of Everything isn't so much about evolution as about the _context_ of Darwin's work and how the principles Darwin described apply outside biological evolution.

It is thoroughly enjoyable and approachable, filled with the (never trivial) facts that add both texture and depth to what could be a /5(8). The book is mainly about the applicability of Darwin's evolution theory.

So the author goes into many chapters that start with the history Of the theory and how it was (and still is) perceived.

Then couple of chapters about evolution in animals, cars and dinosaurs. It's a fun read/5. 1-Sentence-Summary: The Evolution Of Everything compares creationist to evolutionist thinking, showing how the process of evolution we know from biology underlies and permeates the entire world, including society, morality, religion, culture, economics, money, innovation and even the internet.

Languages emerged and evolved by a form of natural section, as did common law. In this wide-ranging and erudite book, Matt Ridley brilliantly makes the case for evolution, rather than design, as the force that has shaped much of the culture, our technology and our minds, and that even now is shaping our future.

We are taught that the world is a top-down place. Acclaimed author, Matt Ridley, shows just how wrong this is in his compelling new book. We are taught that the world is a top-down place.

Generals win battles; politicians run countries; scientists. Share this book Listen 2 weeks for free. The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world.

As he tells us at the start of this book, Darwinism is “the special theory of evolution”. But there is a general theory of evolution, too, and it applies to society, money, technology, language, law, culture, music, violence, history, education, politics, God, morality.

图书The Evolution of Everything 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐. The New York Times bestselling author of The Rational Optimist and Genome returns with a fascinating, brilliant argument for evolution that definitively dispels a dangerous, widespread myth: that we can command and control our world/10(16).

Ridley goes further. Citing the British innovation theorist Richard Webb, he calls Darwin’s thesis the “special theory of evolution,” as opposed to a general theory that goes beyond biology “to society, money, technology, language, law, culture, music, violence, history, education, politics, God.

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Book reviews. The Evolution of Everything Matt Ridley Review by Edward Morris. The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge, Ridley offers individual chapters on the evolution of the universe, Evolution, as Ridley says, is “inexorable and inevitable.” But so too is knowing how to coordinate it and put it to best use.

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