On the Origin of Form : Evolution by Self-organization (Paperback)

Author: Pivar, Stuart

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On the Origin of Form presents a new account of evolution and the origin of life based on the premise that the body form of any species is encoded not in the DNA but in the patterned structure of the primordial germ plasm?the universal predecessor of the egg.

Two hundred years after Johann von Goethe?s Faustian quest for the Urform, the archetypal design underlying all living form, comes the recent discovery that organic forms are derived from a unique, self-organized, pre-embryonic structure. This explanation of evolution is an alternative to the now widely questioned Neo-Darwinist theory of natural selection of random mutations. This new model is based on known, relatively uncomplicated scientific principles and is easily accessible to the interested layman. Included are sixty-four pages of illustrations that support this new theory. For additional information, please visit www.ontheoriginofform.com.

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Publisher North Atlantic Books
Mfg Part# 9781556438868
SKU 211303138
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1556438869
Release Date 8/5/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0208
Publisher North Atlantic Books
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