Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 154-159

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Review of: Julian Huxley, Evolution: The Modern Synthesis—The Definitive Edition, with a New Forward by Massimo Pigliucci and Gerd B. Müller. MIT Press, 2010

  • Ehud LammAffiliated withThe Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University Email author 

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Julian Huxley’s 1942 book Evolution: The Modern Synthesis is an historically important book which remains well worth reading. In this review I focus on Huxley’s debt to Richard Goldschmidt and Cyril Darlington. I discuss the conceptions of the genome developed by Goldschmidt and Darlington and their continuing relevance.


Evolution Genome Julian Huxley