From: Scott Chase (email@example.com)
Date: Fri 14 Feb 2003 - 15:57:38 GMT
>From: derek gatherer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: Hello, can anyone help?
>Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2003 15:23:12 +0000 (GMT)
> --- Martha Granger <email@example.com> wrote: >
> > He told me that he would read 10
> > books of my choosing
>I recommend "The Theory of Evolution" by John Maynard
>Smith, a beautiful little book written years ago (late
>60s?), but still in print. It is actually the best
>short introduction to modern evolutionary theory. It
>is probably obligatory on this list to recommend
>Dawkins, but the strength of his polemic would switch
>your boss off.
Ernst Mayr's _What Evolution Is_ is a fairly decent book on evolution IMO, though he's got a definite Darwinist bias and there's a couple points where I took minor issue with his views.
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