Principles of Life
Second Edition   ©2014

Principles of Life

David M. Hillis (University of Texas at Austin) , David E. Sadava (The Claremont Colleges) , Richard W. Hill (Michigan State University) , Mary V. Price (University of California, Riverside)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-0947-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-0947-8; Format: Cloth Text, 915 pages

New co-author, Richard W. Hill, who takes over the books coverage of animal form and function (Part V)

Thorough Updating Throughout, bringing in recent research relevant to essential concepts in biology


New QR Codes in the Text, linking students to relevant online content via a QR scanner on a smartphone, tablet, or other mobile device


More Closely Matched to the Reform Movement in Biology Education, with emphasis on:
  • Essential Content
  • A Conceptual Approach
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • The Process of Science
  • Active Learning
  • Higher-Order Thinking
  • Continual Assessment
  • Modeling and Simulation in Context
  • Interdisciplinary Perspective
  • Social Relevance