Wonderful life: the Burgess Shale and the nature of history

Basing his argument around the history of science's treatment of the fossils of the Burgess shale, the author presents a view of evolution as a non-progressive system, which saw a wide range of early designs for life winnowed down to the relatively few basic designs that exist today.

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Author(s)Stephen Jay Gould
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Shelf referenceA 562 GOU
Direct URLhttps://www.stem.org.uk/x85yb

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