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"An individual's personal experience can influence the characteristics of his or her offspring. Some of the ways in which this happens would have seemed heretical in the past. Eva Jablonka and Marion Lamb's stimulating new book successfully challenges some of the old orthodoxies. I recommend it warmly to anybody with a serious interest in developmental and evolutionary biology."--Sir Patrick Bateson, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, author of *Design for a Life: How Behavior and Personality Develop*
"Another valuable perspective to the discussion... I found it refreshing to read a science book that is a conscious attempt at good literature." Nature
"As this important book by Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb shows, the twentieth-century 'neo-Darwins' told the evolutionary story in their own particular way, and some of the richnes of evolution that their forebear had described fell into neglect." The New Republic
"There have been rumblings for some time to the effect that the neo-Darwinian synthesis of the early twentieth century is incomplete and due for a major revision.... Evolution in Four Dimensions is the most recent addition to this genre, and contributes yet another valuable perspective to the discussion." Massimo Pigliucci Nature
As one who loves to read about evolution and how it shapes a species over generations I was interested in the theory that epigenetic changes can also be passed through generations... Read morePublished 8 months ago by J. compton
The Kindle version of this revised book is less useful than it ought to be because it lacks Real Page Numbers. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Lee by the Sea
The stages of biological evolution described in this useful overview seem to mirror developmental stages in many other fields of study, from quantum physics to concept development... Read morePublished 16 months ago by R.H.Page
I bought this book as a supporting resource for my forthcoming book, The Dimensional Biologist's Toolkit (2015), and I must say I was disappointed in the lack of depth and... Read morePublished 21 months ago by N. Coppedge