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'''FALL 2009'''
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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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'''Thursdays 6pm @ The Hale'''
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'''Fridays 5:30pm @ 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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|'''11 September'''|| The Hale || Chapter One: Finding Your Inner Fish (Discussion leader: Kat) || pp 3-27
 
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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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|18 September|| The Hale || Chapter Two: Getting a Grip/Chapter 3: Handy Genes || pp 28-59
 
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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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|25 September|| The Hale || Chapter 4: Teeth Everywhere || pp 60-80
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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|02 October|| The Hale || Chapter 5: Getting Ahead/Chapter 6: The Best-Laid (Body) Plans || pp 81-115
 
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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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|09 October|| The Hale || Chapter 7: Adventures in Body Building || pp 116-138
 
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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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|16 October|| The Hale || TBA ||  
 
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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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|23 October|| The Hale || TBA ||  
 
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|31 October|| TBA || Halloween Break! ||
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|30 October|| The Hale || TBA ||
 
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|07 November|| CANCELLED || ||
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|06 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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|13 November|| The Hale || TBA ||  
 
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|21 November|| TBA || TBA ||
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|20 November|| TBA || TBA ||
 
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|28 November|| ''Thanksgiving Break'' || ||
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|27 November|| ''Thanksgiving "Break"'' || ||
 
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|5 December|| TBA || TBA ||
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|04 December|| TBA || TBA ||
 
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Latest revision as of 12:17, 8 October 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:

Fridays 5:30pm @ The Hale

Scheduled Readings:

Date Location Readings Pages
11 September The Hale Chapter One: Finding Your Inner Fish (Discussion leader: Kat) pp 3-27
18 September The Hale Chapter Two: Getting a Grip/Chapter 3: Handy Genes pp 28-59
25 September The Hale Chapter 4: Teeth Everywhere pp 60-80
02 October The Hale Chapter 5: Getting Ahead/Chapter 6: The Best-Laid (Body) Plans pp 81-115
09 October The Hale Chapter 7: Adventures in Body Building pp 116-138
16 October The Hale TBA
23 October The Hale TBA
30 October The Hale TBA
06 November The Hale TBA
13 November The Hale TBA
20 November TBA TBA
27 November Thanksgiving "Break"
04 December TBA TBA