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An urchin in the storm

essays about books and ideas

by Stephen Jay Gould

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Book reviews,
  • Biology,
  • Biologie

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementStephen Jay Gould
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH311 .G68 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination255 p. ;
    Number of Pages255
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24938806M
    ISBN 100393305376
    ISBN 109780393305371
    OCLC/WorldCa19371944

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    Though the pieces in ''An Urchin in the Storm'' are technically book reviews, Mr. Gould tends to use the subject at hand as a jumping-off point for more general discussions, and as he notes in his introduction, the essays consequently share ''a particular view of nature and human life: the perspective of an evolutionist committed to. He published over twenty books, received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellow More about Stephen Jay Gould An Urchin in the Storm.


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Stephen Jay Gould for the New York Review of the books reviewed are biographies of scientists as well as science history and new science discoveries (up towhen this book was published)/5(21). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for An Urchin in the Storm: Essays About Books and Ideas at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

An Urchin in the Storm by Stephen Jay Gould is about books and ideas, but more so about writing, thinking and study in Urchin in the Storm is divided into five different sections. The first two sections of this book group reviews that discuss the irreductibility of history, along the way the pleasures and challenges of contingency, in Cited by: Urchin in the Storm NPR coverage of Urchin in the Storm: Essays About Books and Ideas by Stephen Jay Gould.

News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. In contrast to the previous rather bitter review, I think this is a very good book and a lot better than the the racism masquerading as science that is the Bell Curve - which Gould has read and demolished.

In terms of factor analysis, I used the Urchin in the Storm to teach factor analysis it's that clear and concise/5(9). "What pleasure to see the dishonest, the inept, and the misguided deftly given their due, while praise is lavished on the deserving -- for reasons well and truly stated." -- Kirkus Reviews Ranging as far as the fox and as deep as the hedgehog (the urchin of his title), Stephen Jay Gould expands on geology, biological determinism, "cardboard Darwinism," and evolutionary theory in this sparkling /5(4).

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An Urchin in the Storm by Stephen Jay Gould is a collection of book reviews, mostly written for the The New York Review of book reviews standsthe test of time, but Gould does not write ordinary book reviews. Instead, he discusses issues of broader scope, with the book under review as a point of departure and to some extent as a sparring partner.

An Urchin in the Storm: Essays About Books and Ideas by Stephen Jay Gould. Norton & Company. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text.

Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. genre = book review s publisher = W.W. Norton release_date = english_release_date = media_type = Hardcover, Paperback pages = isbn = ISBN X preceded_by = Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle followed_by = Wonderful Life "An Urchin in the Storm" is a volume of collected essays from paleontologist and well-known science writer Stephen.

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