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Full House The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin by Stephen Jay Gould

Full House The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin


Full House The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin by Stephen Jay Gould

Originally published: New York: Harmony Books, c1996.


Bacteria and baseball. Few authors besides Stephen Jay Gould could write convincingly about both...Wandering about [Full House's] well-decorated rooms, nooks, and attics is a pleasure left to the reader. -- John Allen Paulos Washington Post Book World

About the Author

Stephen Jay Gould was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology at Harvard University and Vincent Astor Visiting Professor of Biology at New York University. A MacArthur Prize Fellow, he received innumerable honors and awards and wrote many books, including Ontogeny and Phylogeny and Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle (both from Harvard).

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Publication date

4th October 2011


Stephen Jay Gould

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The Belknap Press an imprint of Harvard University Press


256 pages


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