Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 154–159

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


DOI: 10.1007/s12124-010-9150-7

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Lamm, E. Integr. psych. behav. (2011) 45: 154. doi:10.1007/s12124-010-9150-7


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.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and IdeasTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael