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Mayr, Ernst 1904-2005

Works: 440 works in 1,126 publications in 7 languages and 27,401 library holdings
Genres: Classification  History  Terminology  Conference proceedings  Biography  Bibliography 
Subject Headings: Biologists 
Roles: Editor, Collaborator, Author of introduction, Other, Interviewee, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: QH365, 576.82
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What evolution is by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
30 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 2,896 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A pillar of evolutionary biology, Mayr (comparative zoology, Harvard U.) writes for three types of readers: anyone, biologist or not, who wants to know more about evolution; those who accept evolution but doubt the Darwinian explanation of it; and creationists who want to learn more about it even if only to challenge it better
The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
19 editions published between 1982 and 2003 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the development of the ideas of evolutionary biology, particularly as affected by the increasing understanding of genetics and of the chemical basis of inheritance
This is biology : the science of the living world by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
21 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and Korean and held by 1,757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Biology until recently has been the neglected stepchild of science, and many educated people have little grasp of how biology explains the natural world. Yet to address the major political and moral questions that face us today, we must acquire an understanding of their biological roots. This magisterial new book by Ernst Mayr will go far to remedy this situation. An eyewitness to this century's relentless biological advance and the creator of some of its most important
Animal species and evolution by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
35 editions published between 1963 and 1979 in English and held by 1,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolutionary biology. Species concepts and their application. Morphological species characters and sibling species. Biological properties of species. Isolating mechanisms. The breakdown of isolating mechanisms (Hybridization). The population, Its variation and genetics. Factors reducing the genetic variation of populations. Storage and protection of genetic variation. The unity of the genotype. Geographic variation. The polytypic species of the taxonomist. The population structure of species. Kinds of species. Multiplication of species. Geographic speciation. The genetics of speciation. The ecology of speciation. Species and transpecific evolution. Man as a biological species
One long argument : Charles Darwin and the genesis of modern evolutionary thought by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
21 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Systematics and the origin of species, from the viewpoint of a zoologist. With a new introd. by the author by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
65 editions published between 1942 and 1999 in English and German and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduction by Theodosius Dobzhansky; The methods and principles of systematics; Taxonomic characters and their variation; Phenomena of geographic variation; Some aspects of geographic variation; The systematic categories and the new species concept; The polytypic species, in nature and in systematics; The species in evolution; Nongeographic speciation; The biology of speciation; The higher categories and evolution
Principles of systematic zoology by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
32 editions published between 1969 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Systematics has had a remarkable renaissance durig the last generation.The reasons for this are diverse. Taxonomist played a leading role in the new synthesis of evolutionary theory, and they, have demonstrated that the study of organic diversity, the main concern of systematics is a majo integral branch of biology. Systematcs has also been very important in initiating the entire field of population biology, including population genetcs
Populations, species, and evolution : an abridgment of Animal species and evolution by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
27 editions published between 1070 and 1977 in English and held by 1,413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolution and the diversity of life : selected essays by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
33 editions published between 1976 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolution; Speciation; History of biology; Philosophy of biology; Theory of systematics; The species; Man; Biogeography; Behavior
What makes biology unique? : considerations on the autonomy of a scientific discipline by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
42 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This new book, a collection of some revised and some new essays written in time for his 100th birthday by the most eminent evolutionary biologist of the past century, explores biology as an autonomous science, offers insights on the history of evolutionary thought, critiques the contributions of philosophy to the science of biology, and comments on several of the major ongoing issues in evolutionary theory. Those interested in evolutionary theory or the philosophy and history of science will find useful ideas in this book, which should appeal to virtually anyone with a broad curiosity about biology."--Jacket
Toward a new philosophy of biology : observations of an evolutionist by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Evolutionary synthesis : perspectives on the unification of biology by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
23 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 1,101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Methods and principles of systematic zoology by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
13 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The birds of northern Melanesia speciation, ecology & biogeography by Ernst Mayr ( )
13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Origins and Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part 1. Northern Melanesia's Physical and Biological Environment. 1. Geology and geological history. 2. Climate. 3. Habitats and vegetation. 4. Terrestrial vertebrates other than birds. Part 2. Human History and Impacts. 5. Human history. 6. Ornithological exploration of Northern Melanesia. 7. Exterminations of bird populations. Part 3. The Northern Melanesia Avifauna. 8. Family composition. 9. Determinants of island species number. 10. Level of endemism, habitat preference, and abundance of each species. 11. Overwater dispersal ability of each speci
The species problem; a symposium presented at the Atlanta meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, December 28-29, 1955 by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
11 editions published between 1955 and 1974 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Birds of the southwest Pacific, a field guide to the birds of the area between Samoa, New Caledonia, and Micronesia by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
18 editions published between 1944 and 1978 in English and German and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Systematics and the origin of species : on Ernst Mayr's 100th anniversary by Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium of the National Academy of Sciences on Systematics and the Origin of Species: On Ernst Mayr's 100th Anniversary ( Book )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In December 2004, the National Academy of Sciences sponsored a colloquium on "Systematics and the Origin of Species" to celebrate Ernst Mayr's 100th anniversary and to explore current knowledge concerning the origin of species. In 1942
Birds of the Philippines by Jean Delacour ( Book )
6 editions published in 1946 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On the origin of species by Charles Darwin ( Book )
22 editions published between 1964 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reintroduces the author's work about the theory of evolution with over three hundred fifty illustrations and photographs, accompanied by excerpts from his diaries, letters, and other writings
Species taxa of North American birds; a contribution to comparative systematics by Ernst Mayr ( Book )
7 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Maĭr, Ė., 1904-2005
Mair, Ė. (Ernest), 1904-2005
Mair, Ernst, 1904-2005
Majr, È.
Mayr, E.
Mayr, E. 1904-2005
Mayr, Ernest Walter
Mayr, Ernst W.
Mayr, Ernst Walter, 1904-
Mayr, Ernst Walter 1904-2005
Майр, Э. (Эрнст), 1904-2005
Майр, Эрнст, 1904-2005
إرنست ماير، 1904-2005
マイアー, E
マイア, エルンスト
マイア, エルンスト 1904-2005
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