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Evolution 2.0 : breaking the deadlock between Darwin and design / Perry Marshall.

Marshall, Perry S. (Author).
Book Book ([2015])
Description: xxvi, 374 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher: Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books, Inc., [2015]
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Gordon College. (Show all copies)
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Gordon College Lobby New Book BL 263 .M4175 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9781940363806
  • ISBN: 1940363802
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 346-360) and index.
Contents: Introduction. The young earth creationist and his curious daughter ; The road to code -- Part I : Evolving my religion. "Bro, I'm losing my religion" ; Evolution : truth or fiction? ; Confessions of a science geek -- Part II : The neo-Darwinist dilemma. Pity the fruit fly : testing randomness ; Eureka! Information theory! ; Russian dolls : how information stacks up ; Why the genetic code is a code, not merely like a code ; Code first, evolution second ; Let's make some noise about noise : dispelling random mutations once and for all ; How do we fix evolution? -- Part III : How evolution really works. Blade #1 : transposition : the 70-year-old Nobel Prize-winning discovery nobody talks about ; Blade #2 : horizontal gene transfer : the generous gene ; How smart is a cell, really? ; Blade #3 : epigenetics : how parents pass learned traits to their kids ; Blade #4 : symbiogenesis : evolution as cooperation ; Blade #5 : genome duplication : evolution at lightning speed ; Why is neither side telling you the whole story? -- Part IV : Evolution 2.0 and the language of cells. Curious George and the blog spam theory of evolution ; Fluent in "cellese" : DNA is a language ; Irreducible complexity made simple -- Part V : Origin of information : the quest. Origin of life : Can I get a straight answer from anybody? ; Fistfight on the #1 atheist website in the world ; Information : the ten-million-dollar question -- Part VI : Evolution 2.0 and its implications for science. Beyond "God of the gaps" : a new paradigm for biology ; Applied evolution I : Which teaches us more? Darwinism versus evolution 2.0 ; Applied evolution II : technologies from better evolution research -- Part VII : Evolution 2.0 and its implications for faith. The real reason people don't believe in evolution, and why that can finally change ; On the shoulders of giants : when men of science were also men of faith ; Why so much pain and suffering in the world? -- Conclusion. Brother Bryan comes around ; "Why should I care and what should I do?"
Summary: Offers a new understanding of evolution, claiming that it is not accidental or random, but targeted, adaptive, and aware.

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Marshall, Perry S. "Evolution 2.0 : breaking the deadlock between Darwin and design." Dallas, Texas : BenBella Books, Inc., 2015.

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