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CONTENTS List of Figures viii Note on the Text x Introduction 1 Part I: Autobiography 11 I Have Landed 15 The Median Isn't the Message 26 The Streak of Streaks 32 Seventh Inning Stretch: Baseball, Father, and Me 41 Trouble in Our Own House: A Brief Legal Survey from Scopes to Scalia 49 Of Two Minds and One Nature 59 Part II: Biographies 65 Thomas Burnet's Battleground of Time 71 The Lying Stones of Marrakech 85 The Stinkstones of Oeningen 103 The Razumovsky Duet 114 The Power of Narrative 127 Not Necessarily a Wing 143 Worm for a Century, and All Seasons 155 The Darwinian Gentleman at Marx's Funeral: Resolving Evolution's Oddest Coupling 166 The Piltdown Conspiracy 182 Part III: Evolutionary Theory 205 The Evolution of Life on the Earth 209 Challenges to Neo-Darwinism and Their Meaning for a Revised View of Human Consciousness 222 The Structure of Evolutionary Theory: Revising the Three Central Features of Darwinian Logic 238 The Episodic Nature of Evolutionary Change 261 Betting on Chance / and No Fair Peeking 267 The Power of the Modal Bacter, or Why the Tail Can't Wag the Dog 278 The Great Dying 286 The Validation of Continental Drift 290 Phyletic Size Decrease in Hershey Bars 297 Part IV: Size, Form and Shape 303 Opus 100 307 Size and Shape 319 How the Zebra Gets Its Stripes 324 Size and Scaling in Human Evolution 333 Part V: Stages and Sequences 353 The Ladder and the Cone: Iconographies of Progress 356 Up Against a Wall 370 Part VI: Sociobiology and Evolutionary Psychology 385 Ontogeny and Phylogeny 389 The Spandrels of San Marco and the Panglossian Paradigm: A Critique of the Adaptationist Programme 417 More Things in Heaven and Earth 438 Posture Maketh the Man 461 Freud's Evolutionary Fantasy 467 Part VII: Racism, Scientific and Otherwise 481 Measuring Heads: Paul Broca and the Heyday of Craniology 484 The Most Unkindest Cut of All 528 A Tale of Two Work Sites 540 Carrie Buck's Daughter 558 Just in the Middle 568 Part VIII: Religion 581 Non-overlapping Magisteria 584 The Diet of Worms and the Defenestration of Prague 598 Darwin and the Munchkins of Kansas 610 Hooking Leviathan by Its Past 613 Sources and Acknowledgements 630 Index 635
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Gould, Stephen Jay.