Monad to man : the concept of progress in evolutionary biology /

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Main Author: Ruse, Michael.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2009.
Edition:First Harvard University Press paperback edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Progress and culture
  • The birth of evolutionism
  • The nineteenth century: from Cuvier to Owen
  • Charles Darwin and progress
  • Evolution as world view
  • The professional biologist
  • Evolution travels west
  • British evolutionists and Mendelian genetics
  • Discipline building in Brittain
  • The genetics of populations
  • The synthesis
  • Professional evolutionism
  • Contemporary debates
  • Conclusion.