Classic Works in Evolutionary Biology S2014
Instructors: Kurt Schwenk and Elizabeth Jockusch
Meeting time: Tuesdays, 4-5 pm
Meeting place: Bamford Room
|Date||Discussion Leader(s)||Readings||Additional Resources|
|Jan. 28||Kurt and Elizabeth||Excerpts from William Paley's "Natural Theology"
Excerpts from William Whewell's 1845 "Indications of the Creator"
|Feb. 4||Bill||Lamarck's Physiological Zoology (1809)
Excerpts from Owen on Homology and Types
|Feb. 11||Veronica||Darwin's and Wallace's 1858 Linnean Society Texts
|| Visualization: The Preservation of Favored Traces |
-- a graphic representation of the changes to *On the Origin of Species* through its six editions.
Owen's (anonymous) review of the Origin link
Wallace-Darwin similarities: more than a coincidence?
|Feb. 18||snow day (again)|
|Feb. 25||Cera||Heredity and Variation
Also worth a look, to see how rapidly genetics progressed
|Classic Literature in Genetics link|