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May 26, 2014 · Kampourakis addresses the question of the acceptance of evolution from a psychological point of view, convincingly demonstrating that it is a rather counter-intuitive idea: conceptual obstacles to understanding, and thus accepting, evolution are rooted in widespread intuitions related to teleology and essentialism, which generate unwarranted preconceptions about. Apr 03, 2014 · Kostas Kampourakis is a researcher at the University of Geneva, where he is presently working on projects relevant to the teaching and the public understanding of genetics. His main areas of interest are evolution and genetics education, as well as the teaching of science concepts and nature of science in the context of the history and philosophy of science. Kostas Kampourakis, an experienced science educator, takes an insightful, interdisciplinary approach, providing an introduction to evolutionary theory written with clarity and thoughtful reasoning. Topics discussed include evolution in the public sphere, evolution and religion, the conceptual obstacles to understanding evolution, the development of Darwin's theory, the most important evolutionary concepts, as well as evolution.

Jan 21, 2020 · Understanding Evolution is intended for undergraduate students in the life sciences, biology teachers or anyone wanting a basic introduction to evolutionary theory. Covering core concepts and the structure of evolutionary explanations, it clarifies both what evolution is about and why so many people find it difficult to grasp.

'Understanding Evolution by Kostas Kampourakis deserves a wide readership. It is a sensitive introduction to evolutionary thinking, showing the very great importance of the father of the subject, Charles Darwin, setting the disputes with religion in context, showing that the evidence is overwhelming but that no reader need feel threatened. Jul 21, 2015 · Rather than accept the idea of evolution, and provide everyday examples of it, the book by Kostas Kampourakis tries to directly address the psychology behind the difficulties associated with Understanding Evolution. To quote the publisher's blurb, the book tries to “bridge the gap between the concepts and the conceptual obstacles.”. Understanding Evolution is intended for undergraduate students in the life sciences, biology teachers or anyone wanting a basic introduction to evolutionary theory. Covering core concepts and the structure of evolutionary explanations, it clarifies both what evolution is about and why so many people find it.

Understanding Evolution. Kostas Kampourakis. Cambridge University Press, £22.99. This intriguing book seeks to explore why evolutionary theory is so difficult for some people to accept. Kampourakis draws on Dobzhansky 1973 by quoting that "without evolution, biology is a pile of sundry facts that make no meaningful picture as a whole". Kostas Kampourakis is the author and editor of books about evolution, genetics, philosophy, and history of science, and the editor of the Cambridge book series Understanding Life. He is a former Editor-in-Chief of the journal Science and Education, and two other science education book series. Kostas Kampourakis Abstract Teleology, explaining the existence of a feature on the basis of what it does, is usually considered as an obstacle or misconception in evolution education. Researchers. Jun 03, 2015 · In Understanding Evolution, Kostas Kampourakis investigates the psychological dimensions of this popular discontent with evolutionary theory. At the heart of this persisting public disenchantment with the theory lies the thoroughly counterintuitive, even alien, nature of biological evolution.

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