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[http://www.amazon.com/Your-Inner-Fish-Journey-3-5-Billion-Year/dp/0307277453/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1251728858&sr=8-1 '''The Book''']
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[http://admissions.uconn.edu/virtualtour/search/ '''Directions to the Hale''']
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|12 September|| The Hale || (Chp 9) The Primary Claims of Punctuated Equilibrium: Data and Definitions; The Scientific Debate on Punctuated Equilibrium: Critiques and Responses || pp 765, 784–812
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|10 September|| The Hale || ||  
 
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|19 September|| The Hale || (Chp 8) The Grand Analogy: A Speciational Basis for Macroevolution; Presentation of the Chart for Macroevolutionary Distinctiveness; The Particulars of Macroevolutionary Explanation || pp 714-724
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|19 September|| The Hale || ||  
 
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|26 September|| The Hale || (Chp 8 continued...) Reproductive drive: directional speciation; Species selection, Wright's Rule and the power of interaction with directional speciation ||
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|26 September|| The Hale || ||
pp 724-735
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|03 October|| The Hale || (Chp 8 continued...) Species-level drifts as more powerful than the analogous phenomena in microevolution; The scaling of external and internal environments; Summary Comments || pp 735-744
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|03 October|| The Hale || ||  
 
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|10 October|| The Hale || Chp 10: Historical Constraints and the Evolution of Development; Constraints As a Positive Concept    <br> '''*We are waiting on an interlibrary loan of Dennett'''|| pp 1025-1037
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|10 October|| The Hale || ||  
 
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|17 October|| The Hale || Dennett has arrived! Copy is in Roberta's mailbox for photocopying || 17 pgs
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|17 October|| The Hale ||  ||  
 
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|24 October|| The Hale || (Chp 10 continued...) Heterochrony and Allometry as the Locus Classicus of the first positive (empirical) meaning: channeled directionality by constraint || pp 1037-1051
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|24 October|| The Hale || ||  
 
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|31 October|| TBA || Halloween Break! ||
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|31 October|| The Hale || ||
 
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|07 November|| CANCELLED || ||
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|07 November|| The Hale || TBA ||
 
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|14 November|| The Hale || (Chapter 10 continued...) The aptive triangle and the second positive meaning: constraint as a theory-bound term for the patterns and directions not built exclusively (or sometimes even at all) by natural selection || pp 1051-1061
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|14 November|| The Hale || TBA ||  
 
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|21 November|| TBA || TBA ||
 
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|28 November|| ''Thanksgiving Break'' || ||
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|26 November|| ''Thanksgiving Break'' || ||
 
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|5 December|| TBA || TBA ||
 
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Revision as of 12:43, 2 September 2009

FALL 2009



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Your Inner Fish: A Journey into the 3.5-Billion-Year History of the Human Body

By Neil Shubin

The Book          Directions to the Hale



Meeting Time:

Thursdays 6pm @ The Hale



Scheduled Readings:

Date Location Readings Pages
10 September The Hale
19 September The Hale
26 September The Hale
03 October The Hale
10 October The Hale
17 October The Hale
24 October The Hale
31 October The Hale
07 November The Hale TBA
14 November The Hale TBA
21 November TBA TBA
26 November Thanksgiving Break
5 December TBA TBA