The Joy of Science: An Examination of How Scientists Ask and Answer Questions Using the Story of Evolution as a Paradigm
Author R. A. Lockshin. Edition First. Publisher Springer Verlag. Pages 440. Price £54.00. ISBN 9781402060984.
Using evolution as the focus, this book explores how scientists ask questions and what constitutes a robust and valid answer.
Who is it for? Primarily for the non-scientist or those wishing for a refreshing perspective on "science for the non-scientist".
Presentation - It provides lots of analogies, metaphors, facts and stories about science.
Would you recommend it? This is an interesting and lively text on evolution and the history of the Earth.
Michael Bonsall is a Royal Society research fellow and lecturer in mathematical biology (zoology), University of Oxford.