Record number, Title, Evolution, an introduction. Author(s), Stearns, S.C.; Hoekstra, R.F.. Source, Oxford: Oxford University Press – ISBN. Patterns of evolution; 4. Evolution in the fossil record; 5. A history of life on earth; 6. The geography of evolution; 7. The evolution of biodiversity; 8. The origin of. Evolution an introduction stearns hoekstra pdf. Evolution: An Introduction stands alone amongst the major textbooks by focusing on key principles to offer a.

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Stearns and Hoekstra excel both on hoekstea and content. Share your thoughts with other customers. Part Two considers how natural selection has designed organisms for reproductive success.

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Buy the selected items together This item: Overall, I very highly recommend this book as goekstra definitive text on evolution, as long as readers are aware of the need for basic knowledge in a variety of life science subjects, and are willing to spend a great deal of time reading and rereading. Some of the lectures refer to the book “Evolution: Information about the lecture of PD Dr. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Molecular Biology of the Cell Sixth Edition.


There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Part Four examines key events in evolution throughout the geological record. Evolutionary Analysis 5th Edition. Chapter 13 on the history of the planet and of life is a completely new approach unabashedly designed to motivate students to think about deep time, geology, paleontology, and fossils.

Part Three explores macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and extinction. Part Five discusses coevolution and evolutionary medicine, which integrate and contrast micro- and macroevolution. Luckily, they do include an appendix on genetics if you need a refresher.

StearnsRolf F. In addition, the text discusses unsolved problems and looks ahead to future developments in this dynamic field. Micro- and Macro Stearns’ 36 lectures on evolution which are available free through iTunes U as one of the Open Yale courses. Used together, this textbook and the Open Yale lectures provide a wonderful opportunity for self-education for anyone really interested in learning more about the fascinating subject of evolution and its current scientific status.

They ask questions, and proceed to answer them, or explain why they can’t. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. I used these in conjunction with an online course at Yale. Fundamentals of Molecular Virology. No eBook available Amazon.


Lecture: Advanced-level Evolutionary Biology (Autumn Semester 2018)

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Chapter 17 places evolutionary thought into the context both of the natural sciences and of society at large. Principles of Macroevolution If you want to attend this lecture you should ideally have previously attended the lecture ‘Evolutionsbiologie’ of Profs. Chapter 4 emphasizes the essential message of population genetics without burdening the students with any of hoekstrra unessential details and places unique emphasis on the role of the genetic system in constraining the response to selection.

The hoskstra does an exceptional job of getting his point across. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. I’m reminded of a child constantly asking “Why? Part Three explores macroevolutionary processes such as speciation and extinction.

Integrating Micro- and Macroevolution Read more Read less. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? The questions at the end of each chapter are thought provoking