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Stephen Jay Gould Discusses the History of Life an Myths about Evolution.

Paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould. Gould is a professor of geology and curator at the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard. He writes columns for "Natural History Magazine" and "Discover Magazine," and has written several books, including the award-winning "The Mismeasure of Man." Gould uses his writing and teaching to illuminate and demystify the scientific method and to provide a historical perspective on science for the layman.


Other segments from the episode on November 9, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 9, 1989: Interview with Stephen Jay Gould; Review of NRBQ and Peter Stampfel and the Bottle Caps albums; Interview with Richard Nelson; Commentary on the magazine…


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