The Cambridge Companion to the Origin of Species

edited by Robert J Richards and Michael Ruse
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 424 pages.

From the publisher: "This Companion commemorates the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species and examines its main arguments. Drawing on the expertise of leading authorities in the field, it also provides the contexts — religious, social, political, literary, and philosophical — in which the Origin was composed. Written in a clear and friendly yet authoritative manner, this volume will be essential reading for both scholars and students More broadly, it will appeal to general readers who want to learn more about one of the most important and controversial books of modern times." Coeditor Michael Ruse is a Supporter of NCSE.