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Dimensions of darwinism : themes and counterthemes in twentieth-century evolutionary theory

Author: Marjorie Grene
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : University Press [etc.], 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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This collection of twelve essays by biologists, historians, and philosophers examines the growth and conceptual structure of the modern evolutionary synthesis, or 'neo-Darwinism'. Taken as a whole,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Grene
ISBN: 0521254086 9780521254083 0521310210 9780521310215
OCLC Number: 1023940112
Description: IX, 336 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of contributors; Acknowledgments; Introduction Marjorie Grene; Part I. The Developing Synthesis: 1. Fisher's entrance into evolutionary science: the role of eugenics Bernard Norton; 2. The abandonment of Lamarckian explanations: the case of climatic parallelism of animal characteristics Bernhard Rensch; 3. The development of Wright's theory of evolution: systematics, adaptation, and drift William B. Provine; 4. The hardening of the modern synthesis Stephen Jay Gould; Part II. Mimetic Theory: Its Relation to the History of Evolutionary Biology: 5. Mimicry: views of naturalists and ecologists before the modern synthesis William C. Kimler; 6. 'The hypothesis that explains mimetic resemblance explains evolution': the gradualist-saltationist schism John R. G. Turner; Part III. The German Paleontological and Morphological Tradition: 7. Evolutionary theory in German paleontology Wolf-Ernst Reif; 8. The role of morphology in the theory of evolution Rupert Riedl; Part IV. Some Contemporary Issues: The Synthesis Reconsidered: 9. Paleobiology at the crossroads: a critique of some modern paleobiological research programs Antoni Hoffman; 10. Current controversies in evolutionary biology John Maynard Smith; 11. 'Adaptation' Richard M. Burian; 12. Evolutionary theory and its consequences for the concept of adaptation D. S. Peters.
Responsibility: edited by Marjorie Grene.

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