Catastrophic Thinking (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, News Bureau Share Print E-Mail Caption David Sepkoski's book "Catastrophic Thinking: Extinction and the Value of Diversity from Darwin to the Anthropocene" is published by the University of Chicago Press. Credit Cover image courtesy the University of Chicago Press. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.