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By Richard C. Lewontin | Comments: ( 830 ) | Date: ( Feb 23, 2020 )

It Ain t Necessarily So combines sharp criticism of scientific claims with lucid expositions of the state of current scientific knowledge Among the subjects discussed are heredity, natural selection, and genetic determinism.


  • Title: It Ain't Necessarily So: The Dream of the Human Genome and Other Illusions
  • Author: Richard C. Lewontin
  • ISBN: 9780940322950
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Richard C. Lewontin

Evolutionary biologist, geneticist and social commentator Leaded the development of the mathematical basis of population genetics and evolutionary theory Held an endowed chair in zoology and biology at Harvard University from 1973 to 1998, and since 2003 has been a research professor there.



Comments It Ain't Necessarily So: The Dream of the Human Genome and Other Illusions

  • Sara

    يصحح الكتاب مفاهيم خاطئة في البيولوجيا حول الجينوم والنساء والاستنساخ والتطور وغيرها.


  • Shane Wallis

    *Disclaimer* My review is based on an earlier edition of this book.A collection of reviews which Lewontin wrote for the New York Book Review. The reviewed books cover a wider range of topics than I had initially anticpated, which was a nice bonus and added to the diversity in topics. Some of the material however was a bit too similar to what I had read in his other books. I am thinking primarily of the review relating to the Human Genome which reads incredibly alike to a chapter in his book Biol [...]


  • Fishface

    The book aims to explode a number of myths and common misconceptions around the science of genetics. The information seems sound enough, but the language is dense, flowery and quite a grind to get through. One whole chapter appears to be a response to a snippy review of something else the author wrote, and on the whole it's like listening to half an argument with someone on the phone -- about what I'm really not sure! I'm on vacation here and putting this aside for some future time when I'm snow [...]


  • Jawrsh

    Delightfully crotchety. Lewontin, a biologist, statistician, and pedant, pokes holes in the pretty dreams of geneticists and sociologists alike.


  • Mohammad

    ريتشارد ليونتين يمارس دور محامي الشيطان، أي موقف مضاد لأي رأي مشتهر في البيولوجيا الجزيئية أو علم الجينات يقف خلفه ويكتشف هل يصمد أو لا،، كتاب مناواشات علمية جميل جدا، ممتع


  • Mollie the Cat

    I registered a book at BookCrossing!BookCrossing/journal/13082475


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