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Forerunners of Darwin; 1745-1859.

Author: Bentley Glass; William L Straus; Owsei Temkin
Publisher: Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [©1959]
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glass, Bentley, 1906-2005.
Forerunners of Darwin; 1745-1859.
Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press [©1959]
(OCoLC)647598126
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bentley Glass; William L Straus; Owsei Temkin
OCLC Number: 11971712
Description: 471 pages illustrations, portraits
Contents: I. Introductory background. Fossils and early cosmology / Francis C. Haber ; Germination of the idea of biological species / Bentley Glass --
II. Eighteenth century. Maupertuis, pioneer of genetics and evolution / Bentley Glass ; Buffon and the problem of species / Arthur O. Lovejoy ; Diderot and eighteenth century French transformism / Lester G. Crocker ; Heredity and variation in the eighteenth century concept of the species / Bentley Glass ; Kant and evolution ; Herder : progressionism without transformism / Arthur O. Lovejoy ; Fossils and the idea of a process of time in natural history / Francis C. Haber --
III. Nineteenth Century. Lamarck and Darwin in the history of science / Charles Coulston Gillispie ; Embryological enigma in the Origin of Species / Jane Oppenheimer ; Idea of descent in post-romantic German biology : 1848-1858 / Owsei Temkin ; Argument for organic evolution before the Origin of Species, 1830-1858 ; Schopenhauer as an evolutionist ; Recent criticism of the Darwinian theory of recapitulation : its grounds and its initiator / Arthur O. Lovejoy.
Responsibility: Edited by Bentley Glass, Owsei Temkin [and] William L. Straus, Jr., under the auspices of the Johns Hopkins History of Ideas Club.

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