Origins

 

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.

Introduction
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 Sheffield
3 Origins of complexity
Ilya Prigogine
Professor of Physical Chemistry, Free University of Brussels,
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 University
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
Index
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