Die Entwicklung der biologischen Gedankenwelt: Vielfalt, Evolution und Vererbung / Edition 1

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"Ein einzigartiges Buch, das nur von einem Mann wie Ernst Mayr geschrieben werden konnte, der nicht nur einer der bedeutendsten Evolutionsbiologen dieses Jahrhunderts, sondern auch ein großer Philosoph, Biologiehistoriker und außergewöhnlicher Schriftsteller ist. Kein anderes Buch erzählt so klar und kritisch die Evolution der Ideen, die zur modernen Biologie führten."
(Nobelpreisträger François Jacob)

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"… In seinem Werk Die Entwicklung der biologischen Gedankenwelt stellt Ernst Mayr ... eine Liste der besonderen Merkmale von Organismen zusammen: Komplexität und Organisation, chemische Einzigartigkeit, Qualität, Einzigartigkeit und Variabilität, Besitz eines genetischen Programms, geschichtliches Gewachsensein, natürliche Auslese und Inderterminiertheit ... Er stellt sich damit bewusst gegen die Tendenz, die Organismusdefinition auf einzelne Merkmale zu reduzieren ..." (Dr. Reinhard Piechocki, in: Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau, 2008, Vol. 61, Issue 1, S. 53 f.)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783540432135
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 6/6/2002
  • Language: German
  • Edition description: 1. Aufl. 1984. Nachdruck 2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 766
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Einführung: Wie schreibt man eine Geschichte der Biologie? Begriffsstruktur und Stellung der Biologie in der Naturwissenschaft; Das wechselnde geistige Milieu der Biologie.- Teil I: Vielfalt des Lebens (Makrotaxonomie: die Wissenschaft der Klassifikation, gemeinsame Abstammung, Mikrotaxonomie: die Wissenschaft von den Arten).- Teil II: Evolution (Entstehungsgeschichten ohne Evolution, Evolution vor Darwin, Darwins Beweismaterial für Evolution und gemeinsame Abstammung, natürliche Auslese, Vielfalt und Synthese des Evolutionsdenkens, Entwicklung nach der Synthese der Evolutionsbiologie).- Teil III: Variation und ihre Vererbung (Frühe Theorien und Züchtungsversuche, Keimzellen, Natur der Vererbung, Mendelsche Genetik, Gentheorien, chemische Basis der Vererbung, Wege zu einer Wissenschaft der Wissenschaft).- Glossar (einschließlich Erklärung englischer Fachausdrücke).- Literaturverzeichnis.- Personen- und Sachverzeichnis.

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