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Ornithology, Evolution, and Philosophy free pdf This book is the first detailed biography of Ernst Mayr. He was an 'architect' of the Synthetic Theory of Evolution, and the greatest evolutionary biologist since Charles Darwin, influential historian and philosopher of biology, outstanding taxonomist and ornithologist, and naturalist. He is one of the most widely known biologists of the 20th century. Mayr used the theories of natural selection and population thinking as theoretical models within the framework of historical biological studies. He was the first to emphasize the role of biopopulations, thereby pointing out the basic difference between 'population thinking' and typological essentialism.

About Jurgen H. Haffer

Jurgen Haffer was born in 1932. He majored in geology and paleontology obtaining a PhD degree at the University of Gottingen in 1957. He became an exploration geologist and lived in South and North America, Iran, Egypt, and Norway. During these assignments he studied the bird faunas of Amazonia and Iran and has been in close communication with Ernst Mayr since the early 1960s. He also co-published a biography of Erwin Stresemann, Mayr's teacher and friend in Berlin, Germany.

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Author : Jurgen H. Haffer
Publisher : Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH
Data Published : 19 November 2007
ISBN : 3540717781
EAN : 9783540717782
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 474 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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