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The Resource Full house : the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould

Full house : the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould

Label
Full house : the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin
Title
Full house
Title remainder
the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Jay Gould
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a new view of scientific progress in which variety, and not complexity, is heralded as the true measure of excellence, illustrated by examples such as the disappearance of 0.400 hitting in baseball, and the absence of modern Mozarts
Cataloging source
TM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gould, Stephen Jay
Dewey number
576.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH366.2
LC item number
.G6593 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Natural history
  • Excellence
  • Nature
  • Evolutie
  • Historia natural
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Excellence
  • Natural history
  • Nature
  • Evolutie
  • Artenreichtum
  • Evolution
  • Historia natural
  • Biological Evolution
  • Natural History
Label
Full house : the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [231]-237
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How shall we read and spot a trend? -- Death and horses: two cases for the primacy of variation -- The model batter: extinction of 0.400 hitting and the improvement of baseball -- The modal bacter: why progress does not rule the history of life
Control code
ocm35359843
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780517703946
Lccn
96196285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o35363204
  • (OCoLC)35359843
Label
Full house : the spread of excellence from Plato to Darwin, Stephen Jay Gould
Link
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. [231]-237
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How shall we read and spot a trend? -- Death and horses: two cases for the primacy of variation -- The model batter: extinction of 0.400 hitting and the improvement of baseball -- The modal bacter: why progress does not rule the history of life
Control code
ocm35359843
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
244 p.
Isbn
9780517703946
Lccn
96196285
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o35363204
  • (OCoLC)35359843

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