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The spirit of system : Lamarck and evolutionary biology

Author: Richard W Burkhardt
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977.
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Burkhardt, Richard W. (Richard Wellington), 1944-
Spirit of system.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977
(OCoLC)609520350
Named Person: Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck; Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck; Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de <1744-1829>; Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck; Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck; Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck; Jean-Baptiste de Monet de Lamarck; Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de Lamarck
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard W Burkhardt
ISBN: 0674833171 9780674833173
OCLC Number: 2597252
Description: 285 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, naturalist-philosopher --
The background to Lamarck's biological thought --
Eighteenth-century views of organic mutability --
The preoccupations of the new professor: chemistry, meteorology, and geology --
Invertebrate zoology and the inspiration of Lamarck's evolutionary views --
Lamarck's theory of evolution --
The frustrations and consolations of the naturalist-philosopher.
Responsibility: Richard W. Burkhardt, Jr.

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