The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

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Harvard University Press, 1982 - Science - 974 pages
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No one in this century can speak with greater authority on the progress of ideas in biology than Ernst Mayr. And no book has ever established the life sciences so firmly in the mainstream of Western intellectual history as The Growth of Biological Thought. Ten years in preparation, this is a work of epic proportions, tracing the development of the major problems of biology from the earliest attempts to find order in the diversity of life, to modern research into the mechanisms of gene transmission.
  

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Contents

How to write history of biology
1
The place of biology in the sciences and
21
The changing intellectual milieu of biology
83
Biology in
107
Biology
125
Diversity of Life
133
Macrotaxonomy the science of classifying
147
Grouping according to common ancestry
209
evolution and common descent 455 Embryology
455
natural selection
477
Diversity and synthesis of evolutionary
535
Postsynthesis developments
571
thought
626
Variation and Its Inheritance
633
Germ cells vehicles of heredity
652
The nature of inheritance
681

Microtaxonomy the science of species
251
Evolution
301
Enlightenment
322
Evolution before Darwin
343
Charles Darwin
394
Darwin and evolution 400 Alfred Russel
423
The flowering of Mendelian genetics
727
Theories of the gene
777
The chemical basis of inheritance
808
Toward a science of science
829
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About the author (1982)

Ernst Mayr is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He is also the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards, including the Crafoord Prize for Biology, the National Medal of Science, the Balzan Prize, and the Japan Prize.

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