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The Evolutionary synthesis : perspectives on the unification of biology / edited by Ernst Mayr and William B. Provine.

; Provine, William B
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0674272250

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Other Authors Mayr, Ernst, 1904-2005.
Provine, William B.
Subjects Biological Evolution -- Congresses.
Biologie -- Histoire.
Biologie.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence.
Evolution
Evolution (Biology)
Evolution -- History.
Evolutionstheorie.
Évolution (Biologie)
Évolution (Biologie) -- Histoire.
Geschichte.
Selection, Genetic -- Congresses.
Description xi, 487 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : some thoughts on the history of the evolutionary synthesis / Ernst Mayr -- Part One. Different biological disciplines and the synthesis -- 1. Genetics -- Introduction / William B. Provine -- Theoretical population genetics in the evolutionary synthesis / Richard C. Lewontin -- 2. Cytology -- Introduction / William B. Provine -- The evolution of genetic systems : contributions of cytology to evolutionary theory / C.D. Darlington -- Cytology in the T.H. Morgan school / Alexander Weinstein -- Cytogenetics and the neo-Darwinian synthesis / Hampton L. Carson -- 3. Embryology -- Introduction / William B. Provine -- Embryology and the modern synthesis in evolutionary theory / Viktor Hamburger -- The modern evolutionary synthesis and the biogenetic law / Frederick B. Churchill -- 4. Systematics -- The role of systematics in the evolutionary process / Ernst Mayr -- 5. Botany -- Introduction / Ernst Mayr -- Botany and the synthetic theory of evolution / G. Ledyard Stebbins -- 6. Paleontology -- Introduction / Ernst Mayr -- G.G. Simpson, paleontology, and the modern synthesis / Stephen Jay Gould -- 7. Morphology -- Introduction / Ernst Mayr -- Morphology in the evolutionary synthesis / William Coleman -- The failure of morphology to assimilate Darwinism / Michael T. Ghiselin -- Severtsov and Schmalhausen : Russian morphology and the evolutionary synthesis / Mark B. Adams -- Part Two. The synthesis in different countries -- 8. Soviet Union -- The birth of the genetic theory of evolution in the Soviet Union in the 1920s / Theodosius Dobzhansky -- Sergei Chetverikov, the Kol'tsov Institute, and the evolutionary synthesis / Mark B. Adams -- 9. Germany -- Introduction / Ernst Mayr -- Historical development of the present synthetic neo-Darwinism in Germany / Bernhard Rensch -- Evolutionary theory in Germany : a comment / Viktor Hamburger -- 10. France -- Introduction / Ernst Mayr -- Evolutionary biology in France at the time of the evolutionary synthesis / Ernest Boesiger -- The arrival of neo-Darwinism in France / Ernst Mayr -- A second glance at evolutionary biology in France / Camille Limoges -- 11. England -- Introduction / William B. Provine -- Some recollections pertaining to the evolutionary synthesis / E.B. Ford -- Lamarckism in Britain and the United States / Richard W. Burkhardt, Jr. -- A note on W.L. Tower's Leptinotarsa work / Alexander Weinstein -- 12. United States -- Introduction / William B. Provine -- The evolutionary synthesis : Morgan and natural selection revisited / Garland E. Allen -- Hypotheses that blur and grow / Hampton L. Carson -- Part Three. Final considerations -- 13. Interpretive issues in the evolutionary synthesis -- Introduction / William B. Provine -- The meaning of the evolutionary synthesis / Dudley Shapere -- 14. Epilogue / William B. Provine -- Biographical essays -- How I became a Darwinian / Ernst Mayr -- Curt Stern / Ernst Mayr -- J.B.S. Haldane, R.A. Fisher, and William Bateson / C.D. Darlington -- Morgan and the theory of natural selection / Alexander Weinstein -- Morgan and his school in the 1930s / Theodosius Dobzhansky -- C.G. Simpson / Ernst Mayr.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6223021
(OCoLC)ocm06223021
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