Forerunners of Darwin : 1745-1859 / edited by Bentley Glass, Owsei Temkin [and] William L. Straus, Jr., under the auspices of the Johns Hopkins History of Ideas Club.


Baltimore : Johns Hopkins Press, 1959.

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Other Authors Glass, Bentley, 1906-2005.
Subjects Aufsatzsammlung.
Biological Evolution.
Evolutietheorie.
Evolution (Biology)
Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Evolutionstheorie.
Description 471 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1959.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents I. Introductory background. Fossils and early cosmology / Francis C. Haber ; Germination of the idea of biological species / Bentley Glass -- II. Eighteenth century. Maupertuis, pioneer of genetics and evolution / Bentley Glass ; Buffon and the problem of species / Arthur O. Lovejoy ; Diderot and eighteenth century French transformism / Lester G. Crocker ; Heredity and variation in the eighteenth century concept of the species / Bentley Glass ; Kant and evolution ; Herder : progressionism without transformism / Arthur O. Lovejoy ; Fossils and the idea of a process of time in natural history / Francis C. Haber -- III. Nineteenth Century. Lamarck and Darwin in the history of science / Charles Coulston Gillispie ; Embryological enigma in the Origin of Species / Jane Oppenheimer ; Idea of descent in post-romantic German biology : 1848-1858 / Owsei Temkin ; Argument for organic evolution before the Origin of Species, 1830-1858 ; Schopenhauer as an evolutionist ; Recent criticism of the Darwinian theory of recapitulation : its grounds and its initiator / Arthur O. Lovejoy.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)11971712
(OCoLC)ocm11971712
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