The Evolution of Beauty
How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World and Us
ISBN10: 0385537212 ISBN13: 9780385537216 Publisher: Random House Espanol Published: May 9 2017 Pages: 428 Weight: 1.90lbs. Height: 9.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.75" Language: English
A major reevaluation of how evolutionary forces work examines how mating preferences, what Darwin termed, "the taste for the beautiful," have driven adaptive evolution and created an extraordinary range of aesthetic and elaborate ornament in the animal world.