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Jerry A. Coyne

Autor(a) de Why Evolution Is True

8+ Works 1,879 Membros 38 Críticas 4 Favorited

About the Author

Biology professor Jerry Allen Coyne was born in 1949 and teaches in the University of Chicago's Department of Ecology and Evolution. Coyne was the 1971 class valedictorian at the College of William & Mary. He received his Ph.D. in Biology from Harvard University and an NIH postdoc in genetics at UC mostrar mais Davis. Coyne has been the Vice President of the Society for the Study of Evolution and an associate editor of Evolution and The American Naturalist. Coyne's work has been published in scientific journals as well as The New York Times and The New Republic. He is known for his opposition to the creationist theory of intelligent design. Coyne wrote the bestselling book Why Evolution is True and co-authored Speciation with H. Allen Orr. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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(eng) Please do not combine Jerry Coyne with Jerry A. Coyne. They are two different authors.

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Obras por Jerry A. Coyne

Associated Works

What Is Your Dangerous Idea? Today's Leading Thinkers on the Unthinkable (1914) — Contribuidor — 633 exemplares, 8 críticas

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Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Coyne, Jerry Allen
Data de nascimento
1949-12-30
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA
Educação
College of William & Mary (1971)
Harvard University (Ph.D|Biology)
Ocupações
biologist
university professor
Relações
Lewontin, Richard (thesis adviser)
Organizações
University of Chicago
Agente
John Brockman
Nota de desambiguação
Please do not combine Jerry Coyne with Jerry A. Coyne. They are two different authors.

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Discussions

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Yup; hard to understand that a book like this is necessary. I don't really care what others believe, but it becomes a problem when they push their tin foil hat agenda into politics. I wish I could remember every word of the arguments in this book to call upon as needed.
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BBrookes | 30 outras críticas | Dec 8, 2023 |
Good review of the theories behind evolution with lots of interesting examples. A bit repetitive a times, but overall quite enjoyable.
 
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Guide2 | 30 outras críticas | Nov 7, 2023 |
The author, a prominent biologist and atheist, explains why faith and science are incompatible. He discusses why accomodationism doesn't work and bluntly discusses the case against faith. He believes religion is actually bad for science, and that religious scientists suffer much cognitive dissonance. He writes with lucid prose, without a lot of jargon that could leave a non-biologist or non-atheist behind. He makes his case against acccomodationism, but overall, he could have been stronger in the case. Recommended.… (mais)
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Assinalado
Devil_llama | 6 outras críticas | Sep 12, 2023 |
Easy to understand, well thought through reasoning why science and religions are incompatible and why the religions in whole are harmful for the humanity.
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TheCrow2 | 6 outras críticas | Jan 17, 2023 |

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Obras
8
Also by
1
Membros
1,879
Popularidade
#13,699
Avaliação
4.2
Críticas
38
ISBN
34
Línguas
8
Marcado como favorito
4

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