From Here to Eternity: Ernst Haeckel and Scientific Faith

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Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2005 - Social Science - 637 pages
This study attempts to shed some light on the origin, sources, structure, significance and consequences of the theory of Ernst Haeckel.
 

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Contents

The worm who would be professor
17
Young Haeceel
26
10
33
Gegenhaur Calls
51
11
63
12
74
13
81
Foundation of the Theory
86
The Next Generation
306
The Berliners
338
Waiting for the Synthesis
395
The Sea
405
Systematic Phylogeny
449
The Final Synthesis
487
War
526
Tod und Verklarung Death
544

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15
108
The Theory
115
Darwinism
146
The Ghost in the Machine
198
Without Gegenhaur Haeceels Years of Controversy
265

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Dr. Mario A. Di Gregorio ist Professor fĂ"r Wissenschaftsgeschichte an der Universität Aquila (Italien).

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