Why males exist: An inquiry into the evolution of sex
Publisher: Morrow | 1979 | ISBN: 0451619080, 0688035469 | 211 pages | PDF (scan) | 34,6 MB
Why does the male exist? In most species he seems to make no useful contribution to the construction of the next generation beyond the transfer of sperm. In this book, Fred Hapgood, a frequent contributor on science to Atlantic Monthly, argues that the evolutionary purpose of males in the animal kingdom is to serve females in all aspects of the mating relationship.