Survival of the Beautiful: Art, Science, and Evolution by David Rothenberg
English | Oct. 25, 2011 | ISBN: 9781608192168 | ASIN: 1608192164 | 320 Pages | EPUB | 12.06 MB
"The peacock's tail," said Charles Darwin, "makes me sick." That's because the theory of evolution as adaptation can't explain why nature is so beautiful. It took the concept of sexual selection for Darwin to explain that, a process that has more to do with aesthetics than the practical.