The spirit of system : Lamarck and evolutionary biology / Richard W. Burkhardt, Jr.

Author
Burkhardt, Richard W. (Richard Wellington), 1944- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1977.
Description
285 pages ; 25 cm

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Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. [261]-280.
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.
ISBN
  • 0674833171
  • 9780674833173
  • 067483318X
  • 9780674833180
LCCN
76053804
OCLC
2597252
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