The growth of biological thought : diversity, evolution, and inheritance / Ernst Mayr.
- Cambridge : Harvard University Press 2000
- Introduction : how to write history of biology -- The place of biology in the sciences and its conceptual structure -- The changing intellectual milieu of biology.
- Diversity of life. Macrotaxonomy, the science of classifying -- Grouping according to common ancestry -- Microtaxonomy, the science of species.
- Evolution. Origins without evolution -- Evolution before Darwin -- Charles Darwin -- Darwin's evidence for evolution and common descent -- The causation of evolution : natural selection -- Diversity and synthesis of evolutionary thought -- Post-synthesis developments.
- Variation and its inheritance. Early theories and breeding experiments -- Germ cells, vehicles of heredity -- The nature of inheritance -- The flowering of Mendelian genetics -- Theories of the gene -- The chemical basis of inheritance.
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