Search Results: "Geerat Vermeij"


BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"Not the easiest book to digest, given the depth of the author's scholarship and the mental leaps he makes, but an exhilarating narrative that will surely invite debate."
A transcendent view of evolution as adaptation, not only accounting for the origin of species but as the force that can explain the accumulation of knowledge, economies and civilization itself. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

PRIVILEGED HANDS by Geerat Vermeij
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 1, 1996

"Uplifting'' may smack of sentimentality, but Vermeij's life story surely is uplifting—and it contributes importantly to evolutionary science."
There are multiple stories, both personal and scientific, in this remarkable life of a blind scientist. Read full book review >