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Author LinkScott, Eugenie Carol,1945-
Title LinkEvolution vs. creationism : an introduction / Eugenie C. Scott ; foreword by Niles Eldredge ; foreword to second edition by John E. Jones III.
Variant Title Evolution versus creationism
Edition 2nd ed.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2009.
Description xxvi, 351 p. :  ill. ;  26 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [333]-342) and index.
Contents Contents: Foreword : The unmetabolized Darwin / Niles Eldredge -- Foreword to the second edition / John E. Jones III -- Science : truth without certainty -- Evolution -- Beliefs: religion, creationism, and naturalism -- Before Darwin to the twentieth century -- Eliminating evolution, inventing creation science -- Neocreationism -- Testing intelligent design and evidence against evolution in the courts -- Cosmology, astronomy, geology -- Patterns and processes of biological evolution -- Legal issues -- Educational issues -- Issues concerning religion -- The nature of science -- Evolution and creationism in the media and public opinion.
Summary Presents the scientific evidence for evolution and reasons why it should be taught in schools, provides various religious points of view, and offers insight to the evolution-creationism controversy.
Subject LinkEvolution (Biology)
Subject LinkCreationism.
LinkEvolution (Biology)

System Number 000681477
ISBN Link9780520261877 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Link0520261879 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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