Classic Works in Evolutionary Biology S2014

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Course Information

Instructors: Kurt Schwenk and Elizabeth Jockusch
Meeting time: Tuesdays, 4-5 pm
Meeting place: Bamford Room


Classic Works in Evolutionary Biology List
Ned Friedman's page on early Evolutionists link

Discussion Schedule

Date Discussion Leader(s) Readings Additional Resources
Jan. 21 Kurt and Elizabeth Excerpts from William Paley's "Natural Theology"
 :Pdficon small.gif Design Argument
 :Pdficon small.gif Paley on Selection
Excerpts from William Whewell's 1845 "Indications of the Creator"
 :Pdficon small.gif Final Causes
 :Pdficon small.gif Transmutation of Species
Jan. 28 Bill Lamarck's Physiological Zoology (1809)
Excerpts from Owen (1846, 1848 and 1849)
Feb. 4 Veronica Darwin's and Wallace's 1858 Linnean Society Texts
:Pdficon small.gif Text with Ghiselin commentary
:Pdficon small.gif Original
Feb. 11