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Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould was one of the most influential evolutionary biologists and most acclaimed science essayists of the 20th century, and author of numerous books, including The Lying Stones of Marrakech and Questioning the Millennium.

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Rocks of Ages
Written by Stephen Jay Gould
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | February 2002
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-45040-1 (0-345-45040-X)

Writing with bracing intelligence and clarity, internationally renowned evolutionist and bestselling author Stephen Jay Gould sheds new light on a dilemma that has plagued thinking people since the Renaissance: the rift between science and religion. Instead of choosing them, Gould asks, why not opt for a golden mean that accords dignity... Read more






The Advancement of Learning
Written by Francis Bacon, Series edited by Stephen Jay Gould
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$15.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75846-1 (0-375-75846-1)

Francis Bacon, lawyer, statesman, and philosopher, remains one of the most effectual thinkers in European intellectual history. We can trace his influence from Kant in the 1700s to Darwin a century later. The Advancement of Learning, first published in 1605, contains an unprecedented and thorough systematization of the whole range of... Read more






Man's Place in Nature
Written by Thomas H. Huxley, Series edited by Stephen Jay Gould
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2001
$15.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75847-8 (0-375-75847-X)

Thomas H. Huxley was one of the first supporters of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection, and he did more than any other writer to advance its acceptance among scientists and nonscientists alike. His most famous book, Man’s Place in Nature, published only five years after Darwin’s The Origin... Read more






Questioning the Millennium
Written by Stephen Jay Gould
Crown | Hardcover | August 1999
$17.95/27.50(Canada) | 978-0-609-60541-7 (0-609-60541-0)

In this new edition of Questioning the Millennium, best-selling author Stephen Jay Gould applies his wit and erudition to one of today's most pressing subjects: the significance of the millennium.

In 1950 at age eight, prompted by an issue of Life magazine marking the century's midpoint, Stephen Jay Gould started thinking about... Read more





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