The Resource The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance, Ernst Mayr

The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance, Ernst Mayr

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The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance
Title
The growth of biological thought
Title remainder
diversity, evolution, and inheritance
Statement of responsibility
Ernst Mayr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1904-2005
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Mayr, Ernst
Dewey number
574/.09
Index
index present
LC call number
QH305
LC item number
.M26 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QH 305
NLM item number
M474g 1982
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  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Biology
  • Evolution
  • Genetics
  • Philosophy
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Biologie
  • Evolutietheorie
  • Filosofie
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The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance, Ernst Mayr
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 893-955) and index
Contents
  • Introduction : how to write history of biology -- The place of biology in the sciences and its conceptual structure -- The changing intellectual milieu of biology
  • Diversity of life. Macrotaxonomy, the science of classifying -- Grouping according to common ancestry -- Microtaxonomy, the science of species
  • Evolution. Origins without evolution -- Evolution before Darwin -- Charles Darwin -- Darwin's evidence for evolution and common descent -- The causation of evolution : natural selection -- Diversity and synthesis of evolutionary thought -- Post-synthesis developments
  • Variation and its inheritance. Early theories and breeding experiments -- Germ cells, vehicles of heredity -- The nature of inheritance -- The flowering of Mendelian genetics -- Theories of the gene -- The chemical basis of inheritance
  • Epilogue : toward a science of science
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 974 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035153692
Label
The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance, Ernst Mayr
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 893-955) and index
Contents
  • Introduction : how to write history of biology -- The place of biology in the sciences and its conceptual structure -- The changing intellectual milieu of biology
  • Diversity of life. Macrotaxonomy, the science of classifying -- Grouping according to common ancestry -- Microtaxonomy, the science of species
  • Evolution. Origins without evolution -- Evolution before Darwin -- Charles Darwin -- Darwin's evidence for evolution and common descent -- The causation of evolution : natural selection -- Diversity and synthesis of evolutionary thought -- Post-synthesis developments
  • Variation and its inheritance. Early theories and breeding experiments -- Germ cells, vehicles of heredity -- The nature of inheritance -- The flowering of Mendelian genetics -- Theories of the gene -- The chemical basis of inheritance
  • Epilogue : toward a science of science
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 974 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035153692

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