A quick heads-up for readers: in celebration of Darwin Day (Charles Darwin’s birthday), The National Academies Press have offered free downloads of PDF copies of several ’Darwin books’.

Titles include:

  • Understanding Climate’s Influence on Human Evolution
  • In the Light of Evolution Volume I: Adaptation and Complex Design
  • In the Light of Evolution Volume II: Biodiversity and Extinction
  • In the Light of Evolution III: Two Centuries of Darwin
  • In the Light of Evolution IV: The Human Condition
  • Darwin’s Gift: To Science and Religion
  • Science, Evolution, and Creationism
  • Evolution in Hawaii: A Supplement to Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science

Other books they offer can be found via the main page.

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