- Title Pages
- Introduction Chance in Evolution from Darwin to Contemporary Biology
- Chapter 1 Contingency, Chance, and Randomness in Ancient, Medieval, and Modern Biology
- Chapter 2 Chance and Chances in Darwin’s Early Theorizing and in Darwinian Theory Today
- Chapter 3 Chance in the Modern Synthesis
- Chapter 4 Is it Providential, by Chance? Christian Objections to the Role of Chance in Darwinian Evolution
- Chapter 5 Does Darwinian Evolution Mean We Are Here by Chance?
- Chapter 6 The Reference Class Problem in Evolutionary Biology: Distinguishing Selection from Drift
- Chapter 7 Weak Randomness at the Origin of Biological Variation: The Case of Genetic Mutations
- Chapter 8 Parallel Evolution: What Does It (Not) Tell Us and Why Is It (Still) Interesting?
- Chapter 9 Contingent Evolution: Not by Chance Alone
- Chapter 10 History’s Windings in a Flask: Microbial Experiments into Evolutionary Contingency
- Chapter 11 Rolling the Dice Twice: Evolving Reconstructed Ancient Proteins in Extant Organisms
- Chapter 12 <i>Wonderful Life</i> Revisited: Chance and Contingency in the Ediacaran-Cambrian Radiation
- Chance in Evolution
- University of Chicago Press
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