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Convergent Evolution is a timely synthesis -- an engaging book that will surely be widely read and discussed among evolutionists.

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About the Author

George McGhee is Professor of Paleobiology in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University and a Member of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research in Altenberg, Austria.
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Product Details

  • Series: Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology
  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: The MIT Press (November 4, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0262016427
  • ISBN-13: 978-0262016421
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,134,678 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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George R McGhee is Distinguished Professor of Paleobiology in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. He is also a Member of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research in Klosterneuburg, Austria (just outside the city limits of Vienna, to the northwest along the Danube river). He has held research positions at the University of Tuebingen, Germany, the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, and the American Museum of Natural History, New York City.

George McGhee lives in Princeton, New Jersey, the last home of the theoretical physicist Albert Einstein -- but McGhee prefers theoretical biology to physics. He and his wife, Marae, frequently travel back to Scotland where he enjoys driving on the left side of the road in the mountains of the Gaidhealtachd.

Photos: McGhee in the lab at Rutgers, at Salzburg in Austria.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Robert Eichen on May 3, 2014
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After reading this book, the scope and magnitude of what evolution really is, overwhelms me. Like Darwin, I believed in unlimited forms. This book others an alternative theory, well supported. Even if forms are limited to meet function, the thought of so many unrelated creatures converging to fill a niche is fantastic! Thank you George for yet another great book!
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