D. in evolutionary biology to appreciate this book, only a desire to learn more about the natural world.
Anyone who enjoys great writing, especially on science, won't be disappointed with this tome nor the rest in Gould's essay collection series.
As an introducer of popular notions and as a scientist, I believe that Gould will be remembered as a genius.
Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) wrote many other important books, such as The Panda's Thumb, Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes, The Flamingo's Smile, Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Steven H. Propp
I had to get this for my science class and overall I enjoy the subject of natural selection and speciation.Published 10 months ago by Christian Pineda
This book is a great foundation for the later books in his series of collected essays. While these are shorter than later essays, and generally dealing with broad themes on... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Robert jack
Gould's accessible discussion of natural history and evolution brings complicated concepts to life. Great read for everyone, but especially kids who are interested in science and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Jennifer Goebel
When it comes to popular writings on Evolution, the two names I most often hear are Dawkins and Gould. While I've read several books from Dawkins, this is my first one from Gould. Read morePublished on April 10, 2012 by David T.
Written in the 1970's, "Ever Since Darwin" is very dated, and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone looking to broaden their understanding of evolution. Read morePublished on April 5, 2012 by JV
Ever Since Darwin is a good book for those who already have a substantial knowledge regarding evolutionary theory. Read morePublished on October 31, 2011 by Hiam
Unlike many of those who discuss the subject today, Stephen Jay Gould had a very positive and non-defensive approach to discussing evolution. Read morePublished on August 12, 2011 by Dave_42
An egregious loss, Stephen Jay Gould's passing at age 61 in 2002, because the man wrote about science in a compelling, easy to follow, highly engaging and educational manner. Read morePublished on July 15, 2011 by R. D'Alessandro III