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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: ‘Improbable Destinies’ by Jonathan Losos

How predictable is evolution?

Metaphorical sight-seeing

In which I visit the spandrels of San Marco in Venice.

Book review: ‘The Structure of Evolutionary Theory’ by Stephen Jay Gould

The maestro's magnum opus.

Book review: ‘The Mismeasure of Man’ by Stephen Jay Gould

Why intelligence testing is stupid.

Book review: ‘The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister's Pox’ by Stephen Jay Gould

Mending and Minding the Misconceived Gap Between Science and the Humanities.

Book review: ‘Bully for Brontosaurus: Reflections in Natural History’ by Stephen Jay Gould

A contender for my favourite book of all time.

The surprise punctuationist

On how Charles Darwin believed that evolution did not have to occur at a constant rate.

Remind you of anything?

Languages evolve in sudden leaps, not creeps.