"Dozens of observed instances of speciation illustrate Smith's technical points about how environmental pressures force evolution forward...Also attentive to the historical development of evolutionary theory, Smith instills in his readers the provisional and exploratory character of science, encouraging them to make their own discoveries in the list of books and websites with which he closes."
About the Author
Cameron M. Smith, Ph.D
. (Portland, OR), is a prehistorian at Portland State University’s Department of Anthropology and a popular science writer. He is the author of The Top Ten Myths about Evolution
(with Charles Sullivan) and, in addition to his scientific works, has published articles in Scientific American MIND, Archaeology, Playboy, Spaceflight, Skeptical Inquirer
, and The Writer