Edited by A. C. Fabian
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1988, pp. xiii+168.
ISBN: 0521-35189-8 hardback.
Available from CUP online. Discounted copies, available to Darwin College members only, may be
ordered from the Master's Secretary.
This volume contains revised versions of the lectures given in
1986 in the first annual series of Darwin College Lectures.
It has been translated into Italian as Origini, published
by Edizioni Dedalo, Bari.
- D. H. Mellor
Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
- 1 Origin of the Universe
- Martin J. Rees
Plumian Professor of Astronomy, University of Cambridge
- 2 Origin of the Solar System
- David W. Hughes
Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics, University of
- 3 Origins of complexity
- Ilya Prigogine
Professor of Physical Chemistry, Free University of
Director, Center for Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics in
the University of Texas at Austin
- 4 Human origins and evolution
- David Pilbeam
Professor of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard
- 5 Origin of social behaviour
- John Maynard Smith
Professor of Biology, University of Sussex
- 6 Origins of society
- Ernest Gellner
Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge
- 7 Origins of language
- John Lyons
Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge