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Revision as of 10:34, 5 September 2008

The EEB Grad Book Club Presents:



Musings on.....

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory

By Stephan Jay Gould

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Gould, S. J. 2002. The Structure of Evolutionary Theory. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University. 1433 p.


As biologists – and evolutionary biologists at that – we all strive to retain some knowledge of the historical underpinnings of our vast discipline (or multi-disciplines) plus, at the very least, we hope to maintain a cursory understanding of the complex ideas that render evolutionary biology a controversial field. At this informal gathering we will touch upon a number of those contentious topics, and conventional topics for that matter (it’s a given that Gould will have some unorthodox spin on those well-accepted areas), and voila – we will be better EEB graduate students because of it (even if we only improve our vocabulary skills). So bring your copy of Gould and a dictionary and meet us at ….

Meeting Time:

Fridays 5pm @ The Hale


Tentative Readings:

Date Location Readings
28 August Chris Simon Tobias & Kat