An Urchin in the Storm

Essays about Books and Ideas

Stephen Jay Gould (Author)

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"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 collection.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • October 1988
  • ISBN 978-0-393-30537-1
  • 5.3 × 7.7 in / 256 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

Endorsements & Reviews

“No one knows more about Darwin and about evolution than Stephen Gould does. No one writes more clearly on these subject then Stephen Gould does. No one is better equipped to deal with fallacies, however crude or however subtle, in this field than Stephen Gould is. This collection of reviews is my proof.” — Isaac Asimov

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  2. Book CoverBully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History

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  3. Book CoverEight Little Piggies: Reflections in Natural History

    Paperback

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