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What Makes Biology Unique?: Considerations on the Autonomy of a Scientific ...

Ernst Mayr - Science - 2004 - 232 pages
This book, a collection of essays written by the most eminent evolutionary biologist of the twentieth century, explores biology as an autonomous science, offers insights on the ...
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This is Biology: The Science of the Living World

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1998 - 323 pages
"(A) lively book . . . on how biologists study living things. . . . Its range is enormous. . . . This is an old-fashioned book, to be read slowly, more than once, and to be ...
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One Long Argument: Charles Darwin and the Genesis of Modern Evolutionary Thought

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1991 - 195 pages
Who could elucidate the subtitles of Darwin's thought and that of his contemporaries and intellectual heirs--A.R. Wallace, T.H. Huxley, August Weisman, Asa Gray--better then ...
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Toward a New Philosophy of Biology: Observations of an Evolutionist

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1988 - 564 pages
Provides a philosophical analysis of such biological concepts as natural selection, adaptation, speciation, and evolution
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Evolution and the Diversity of Life: Selected Essays

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1997 - 721 pages
The diversity of living forms and the unity of evolutionary processes are themes that have permeated the research and writing of Ernst Mayr, a Grand Master of evolutionary ...
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Populations, Species, and Evolution: An Abridgment of Animal Species and ...

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1970 - 453 pages
Studies the biological characteristics and internal structure of animal species, and analyzes the significance of the genetic factor in evolution
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The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1982 - 974 pages
An incisive study of the development of the biological sciences chronicles the origins, maturation, and modern views of the classification of life forms, the evolution of ...
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Animal species and evolution

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1963 - 797 pages
Comprehensive evaluation and study of man's theories and knowledge of genetical characteristics and the evolutionary processes
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The Birds of Northern Melanesia: Speciation, Ecology, and Biogeography

Ernst Mayr, Jared Diamond - Science - 2001 - 548 pages
Speciation is the process by which co-existing daughter species evolve from one ancestral species - e.g., humans, chimpanzees, and gorillas arising from a common ancestor ...
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