Most widely held works by Mark Ridley
Evolution ( Book )
17 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,740 libraries worldwide
A. From Darwin to the Modern Synthesis - 1. Darwin, C. (1858) Extract from an unpublished work on species - 2. Darwin, C. (1858) Abstract of a letter from C. Darwin, Esq., to Prof. Asa Gray, Boston, U.S.A. - 3. Maynard Smith, J. (1987) Weismann and modern biology - 4. Fisher, R. A. (1930) The nature of inheritance - 5. Wright, S. (1932) The roles of mutation, inbreeding, crossbreeding, and selection in evolution - 6. Haldane, J. B. S. (1949) Disease and evolution.
Evolution by Mark Ridley ( Book )
43 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 libraries worldwide
Mark Ridley's Evolution has become the premier undergraduate text in the study of evolution. Readable and stimulating, yet well-balanced and in-depth, this text tells the story of evolution, from the history of the study to the most revent developments in evolutionary theory. (Midwest).
Richard Dawkins : how a scientist changed the way we think : reflections by scientists, writers, and philosophers ( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,059 libraries worldwide
This sparkling collection explores the impact of Richard Dawkins as scientist, rationalist, and one of the most important thinkers alive today. Leading figures from science, philosophy, literature, and the media reflect on the breadth and range of Dawkins' contributions to science and public debate, from evolutionary theory and artificial life, to rationalism and ethics. - ;This sparkling collection explores the impact of Richard Dawkins as scientist, rationalist, and one of the most important thinkers alive today. Specially commissioned pieces by leading figures in science, philosophy, litera.
The problems of evolution by Mark Ridley ( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in 4 languages and held by 1,020 libraries worldwide
The cooperative gene : how Mendel's demon explains the evolution of complex beings by Mark Ridley ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 694 libraries worldwide
The Darwin reader by Charles Darwin ( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1996 in English and held by 558 libraries worldwide
Selected key passages from nine of Darwin's books. Includes preface and introduction to each selection focusing on helping modern readers understand Darwin's writings based on the latest scholarship.
Animal behaviour : a concise introduction by Mark Ridley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 467 libraries worldwide
Oxford surveys in evolutionary biology ( Serial )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 438 libraries worldwide
Evolution and classification : the reformation of cladism by Mark Ridley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
Animal behavior : an introduction to behavioral mechanisms, development, and ecology by Mark Ridley ( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
This classic textbook is a concise introductory guide to the subject of animal behavior. The book is organized by first building the four-cornered foundations of the subject, then moving higher. In an extremely well-organized progression, the student is lead to an understanding of the essential topics, explained in logical self-contained units. Each chapter ends with suggestions for further reading. In this second edition, the coverage of mechanisms of behavior is much expanded, as is the material on evolution and natural selection. The chapter on development includes much of the new work on l.
The explanation of organic diversity : the comparative method and adaptations for mating by Mark Ridley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
How to read Darwin by Mark Ridley ( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
"Charles Darwin's permanent legacy is his broad, abstract theories of evolution and natural selection, theories which he tested against an astonishing array of natural history evidence in his writing. Mark Ridley uses a question and answer approach to explain how Darwin carefully tackled problems, and shows how the reader can understand Darwin's arguments by first working out what question Darwin had implicitly set himself to answer."--BOOK JACKET.
Mendel's demon : gene justice and the complexity of life by Mark Ridley ( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
The author explains "how life has evolved as a series of steps to deal with error and coerce genes to cooperate within each body. ... [and] goes on to ask whether life will evolve to be even more complex in the future."--Jacke.t.
The essential Darwin by Charles Darwin ( Book )
8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Richard Dawkins : how a scientist changed the way we think ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A Darwin selection by Charles Darwin ( Book )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and German and held by 80 libraries worldwide
Contains key passages from Darwin's most important books, filling in their context and drawing on the latest Darwin scholarship to explain their history.
The therapeutic use of antibiotics in hospital practice: proceedings of a symposium held at St. Thomas's Hospital Medical School by Mark Ridley ( Book )
4 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
The explanation of organic diversity : the comparative method and adaptions for mating by Mark Ridley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Evolution : Probleme - Themen - Fragen : mit 2 Tabellen by Mark Ridley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1990 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Narrow roads of gene land : the collected papers of W.D. Hamilton. Vol. 3, Last words by W. D Hamilton ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Adaptation (Biology) Animal behavior Antibiotics Antibiotics--Therapeutic use Audiobooks Behavior evolution Biodiversity Biology Chromosome replication Cladistic analysis Classification Conference proceedings Darwin, Charles,--1809-1882 Dawkins, Richard,--1941- Dictionaries Evolution (Biology) Evolutionary genetics Genes Human evolution Infective endocarditis Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Medicine--Practice Mendel's law Natural selection Periodicals Reproduction Ridley, Mark,--1560-1624 Russian language Science Sex (Biology) Sexual behavior in animals Sexual selection in animals Social behavior in animals Zoology
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