Joint review with The Cambridge Companion to Darwin, 2nd edition:' … undeniably a great introduction to Darwin, his ideas and his legacies. With the wealth of historical and philosophical analyses, and the great variety of contributions covering major problems within the field, they constitute an indispensable tool for any teacher or student of Darwin and Darwinism. The general public will find a complete presentation of Darwin’s thinking, while the scholarly can enjoy a number of revisionist claims sure to provoke responses, critical and otherwise.'
Source: The Journal of BJHS
'It will be very useful for students, scientist, historians, and everybody interested in this subject.'
'… a respectable overview on a multitude of fronts from some of the most influential researchers in the field. This is nothing less than a precious treat. The Companion is the fruit of an ambitious yet equally prudent endeavour … a valuable text … on Darwin's most important book and its multidimensional influence …'
Source: Science and Education