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The evolutionary synthesis : perspectives on the unification of biology / edited by Ernst Mayr and William B. Provine ; with a new preface by Ernst Mayr. [print]

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublication details: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, (c)1998.Description: xvii, 487 pages ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 0674272250
  • 9780674272255
  • 0674272269
  • 9780674272262
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • QH366.2.E965 1998
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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.
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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.

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