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Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time

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Rarely has a scholar attained such popular acclaim merely by doing what he does best and enjoys most. But such is Stephen Jay Gould's command of paleontology and evolutionary theory, and his gift for brilliant explication, that he has brought dust and dead bones to life, and developed an immense following for the seeming arcana of this field. In Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle his subject is nothing less than geology's signal contribution to human thought-the discovery of "deep time," the vastness of earth's history, a history ...

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Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time
1988, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674891999

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Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time,
1987, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674891982

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