Science/History Books

Reviews of books about science, and the history of science.

Book review: ‘The Panda’s Thumb’ by Stephen Jay Gould

More Reflections in Natural History.

Book review: ‘Ever Since Darwin’ by Stephen Jay Gould

Reflections in Natural History.

Book review: ‘Humanism’ by Stephen Law

A very short introduction.

Book review: ‘Improbable Destinies’ by Jonathan Losos

How predictable is evolution?

Book review: ‘Built on Bones’ by Brenna Hassett

15,000 years of urban life and death.

Book review: ‘The Enlightenment’ by John Robertson

A very short introduction.

Book review: ‘The History of Life’ by Michael J Benton

A very short introduction.

Book review: ‘The Ice Age’ by Jamie Woodward

A very short introduction.

Book review: ‘The Invention of Nature’ by Andrea Wulf

The adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the lost hero of science.

Book review: ‘The Invention of Science’ by David Wootton

A new history of the Scientific Revolution.