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Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes (1983) is Stephen Jay Gould's third volume of collected essays reprinted from his monthly columns for Natural History magazine titled "This view of life". Three essays appeared elsewhere. "Evolution as Fact and Theory" first appeared in Discover magazine in May 1981; "Phyletic size decrease in Hershey bars" appeared in C. J. Rubins's Junk Food, 1980; and his "Reply to critics", was written specifically for this volume as a commentary upon criticism of essay 16, "The Piltdown Conspiracy".

Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes
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AuthorSteven Jay Gould
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNorton
Publication date
1983
Media typePrint
Pages413
ISBN0393017168
LC ClassQH366.2 .G66 1983
Preceded byThe Panda's Thumb 
Followed byThe Flamingo's Smile 

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The book was awarded the 1983 Phi Beta Kappa Award for Science from the Phi Beta Kappa Society.

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