Full House (Paperback)

The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin

By Stephen Jay Gould

Belknap Press, 9780674061613, 244pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2011

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/16/1997)

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Description

Gould shows why a more accurate way of understanding our world is to look at a given subject within its own context, to see it as a part of a spectrum of variation and then to reconceptualize trends as expansion or contraction of this "full house" of variation, and not as the progress or degeneration of an average value, or single thing.