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The growth of biological thought

diversity, evolution, and inheritance

by Ernst Mayr

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Published by Belknap Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biology -- History.,
  • Biology -- Philosophy -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementErnst Mayr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH305 .M26 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 974 p. ;
    Number of Pages974
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4267217M
    ISBN 100674364457
    LC Control Number81013204

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And no book has ever established the life sciences so firmly in the mainstream of Western intellectual history as The Growth of Biological Thought.

Ten years in preparation, this is a work of epic proportions, tracing the development of the major problems of biology from the earliest attempts to find order in the diversity of life, to modern.THE GROWTH OF BIOLOGICAL THOUGHT: Diversity, Evolution and Inheritance by Ernest Mayr ‧ RELEASE DATE: April 1, The distinguished Harvard biologist Ernst Mayr set out to write a ""developmental"" as opposed to a ""descriptive"" history of biological thought--and in close to a thousand pages, he covers millenia of growth and development Author: Ernest Mayr.No book has ever established the life sciences so firmly in the mainstream of Western intellectual history as 'The Growth of Biological Thought.' Ten years in preparation, this is a work of epic proportions, tracing the development of the major problems of biology, from the earliest attempts to find order in the diversity of life to modern /5(12).