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Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1772-1844 : a visionary naturalist

Author: Hervé Le Guyader
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Herve le Guyader provides an analysis of Geoffroy Saint-Hilare's revolutionary ideas on evolutionary and developmental biology. It also features a translation of Geoffroy's 1830 debate on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire; Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire; Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hervé Le Guyader
ISBN: 0226470911 9780226470917
Language Note: Translated from the French.
OCLC Number: 52341440
Description: 302 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Two Friends of Forty Years --
The Foundational Work --
Anatomical Philosophy: Preliminary Discourse (1818) --
Anatomical Philosophy: Preliminary Discourse (1822) --
The Provocative Work --
Memoir on the Organization of Insects (1820) --
General Considerations on the Vertebra (1822) --
The Affair of the Crocodiles of Normandy --
The Public Confrontation --
Principles of Zoological Philosophy (1830) --
October 1830: The Controversy Reappears --
Funeral Orations (1844) --
The Debate A Century and A Half Later.
Other Titles: Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1772-1844.
Responsibility: Hervé Le Guyader ; translated by Marjorie Grene.
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"In brisk and graceful prose, Herve Le Guyader carefully recounts the story of [the Geoffroy-Cuvier debates], illustrating them with original texts from the works of both men. This book is Read more...

 
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