Gould Book Club

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The EEB Grad Book Club Presents:

Musings on.....

The Structure of Evolutionary Theory

By Stephan Jay Gould


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
12 September The Hale TBA
19 September TBA TBA
26 September TBA TBA
03 October TBA TBA
10 October TBA TBA
17 October TBA TBA
24 October TBA TBA
31 October TBA TBA
07 November TBA TBA
14 November TBA TBA
21 November TBA TBA
28 November Thanksgiving Break
5 December TBA TBA

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