HOEVELER, JD: The Evolutionists: American Thinkers Confront Charles Darwin, 1860-1920

Hoeveler, J. David. The Evolutionists: American Thinkers Confront Charles Darwin, 1860-1920 (Critical Issues in American History). Rowman & Littlefield , 2007. ISBN: 9780742511750. Unmarked text. Star stamped on end page. 265p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26357) $10.00

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Topics include Science, Religion, Sociology, Feminism, Methodologies, and Philosophy.

Thinkers include Louis Agasiz and Asa Gray, Charles Hodge and James McCosh, Henry Ward Beecher and John Bascom, William Graham Sumner and Lester Frank Ward, Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Eliza Burt Gamble, Thorstein Veblen and Oliver Wendell Holmes, William James and John Dewey.

LALAND, KN: Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind

Laland, Kevin N. Darwin’s Unfinished Symphony: How Culture Made the Human Mind. Princeton University Press, 2017. ISBN: 9780691151182. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26065) $30.00

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Presents a new theory of human cognitive evolution, examining characteristic of the human species such as intelligence, language, teaching, and cooperation. 450p. Notes. Bibliography. Index. B/W illustrations.

VALIANT, L: Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World

Valiant, Leslie. Probably Approximately Correct: Nature’s Algorithms for Learning and Prospering in a Complex World. Basic Books, 2013. ISBN: 9780465032716. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket.Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26024) $12.00

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Illustrated. 195p. Index. Glossary. Notes and References. Computer scientist Leslie Valiant draws on his background as a machine learning expert to argue that evolution is a subset of learning processes.

TRENDS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES: April 2001, Vol. 5

TRENDS IN COGNITIVE SCIENCES: April 2001, Vol. 5, book coverTCIS. Trends in Cognitive Sciences (April 2001, Vol. 5). Unmarked. Very Good. pp135-179. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25593) $16.00

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Articles include “How Evolutionary History Shapes Recognition Mechanisms,” “Innovation in Art and Science: Reply to Semir Zeki,” “Capgras Delusion: a window on Face Recognition” and more.

DEMPSTER, WJ: The Illustrious Hunter and the Darwins

Dempster, W. J. The Illustrious Hunter and the Darwins. Book Guild , 2005. ISBN: 1857769074. Unmarked. 198p.Very Good. Paperback. (#25462) $26.00

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Examines the influence of other scientists on Darwin’s theory of evolution. Index. Bibliography.

BRENNAN, N: Mermaids, Mummies, and Mastodons: The Emergence of the American Museum

Brennan, Nancy; Kulik, Gary. Mermaids, Mummies, and Mastodons: The Emergence of the American Museum. American Association of Museums, 1992. ISBN: 0931201152. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25071) $16.00

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Illustrated. Contributors include Edward P. Alexander, Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, John W. Durel, Ruth Helm, and David Brigham. Topics include Natural History, the Peale family, and more. Timelines.

BOWLER, PJ: Darwinism

Bowler, Peter J. Darwinism (Twayne’s Studies in Intellectual and Cultural History). Twayne, 1993. ISBN: 0805786384. Unmarked. 120p. Index. Notes, References, Bibliographic essay. Defines Darwinism in the context of 19th century thought and traces the scientific, philosophical, and religious reactions to the theory. Very Good. Paperback. (#24023) $12.00

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