2007

Ornithology, Evolution, and Philosophy

The Life and Science of Ernst Mayr 1904–2005

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ISBN: 978-3-540-71777-5 (Print) 978-3-540-71779-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-9

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-4

      Introduction

  3. The Young Naturalist in Germany

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 5-7

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      Pages 8-34

      Childhood and Youth

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      Pages 35-91

      The Budding Scientist

  4. Ornithologist and Evolutionist in New York

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-93

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      Pages 95-139

      The New York Years (1931–1953)

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      Pages 140-182

      Ornithologist and Zoogeographer

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      Pages 183-241

      Biological Species and Speciation—Mayr’s First Synthesis

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      Pages 242-252

      Life in North America during World War II

  5. Professor of Zoology at Harvard University

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

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      Pages 255-265

      The Harvard Years (1953–2005)

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      Pages 266-282

      Evolutionary Biology—Mayr’s Second Synthesis

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      Pages 283-319

      Ernst Mayr—the Man

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      Pages 320-337

      Systematics and Classification

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      Pages 338-374

      History and Philosophy of Biology—Mayr’s Third Synthesis

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      Pages 375-381

      Summary: Appreciation of ErnstMayr’s Science

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 382-464