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The Evolutionary Synthesis

Perspectives on the Unification of Biology

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ISBN 9780674865389

Publication Date: 12/17/1980

487 pages

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This book provides not only a good history of the evolutionary synthesis, but many new scientific insights and ideas. I found myself rethinking a number of subtle and some not-so-subtle points of evolutionary theory while reading this historical work… The Evolutionary Synthesis is a major contribution to the history of biology, and for the specialist in evolutionary biology it is an important scientific work.—Walter J. Bock, Auk

Classic essays by key players in the ‘modern synthesis’ of evolutionary biology.Nature

[This] book will appeal to anyone, evolutionist or not, who is interested in the history and philosophy of science.—Matt Cartmill, The New England Journal of Medicine

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