Evolution: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)
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Evolution: A Beginner's Guide (Beginner's Guides)

Burt Guttman's book is a good introduction to the topic of evolution. He's especially adept at stripping evolutionary theory of many of its most common misconceptions--such as "survival of the fittest," a newer idea often wrongly attributed to Darwin, or the notion that evolution is a ladder leading inexorably to "higher" forms of life. I honestly struggled at times with some of the writing--particularly in the area of genetics--but ...