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No one in this century can speak with greater authority on the progress of ideas in biology than Ernst Mayr. And no book has ever established the life sciences so firmly in the mainstream of Western intellectual history as The Growth of Biological Thought. Ten years in preparation, this is a work of epic proportions, tracing the development of the major problems of biology from the earliest attempts to find order in the diversity of life, to modern research into the mechanisms of gene transmission.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780674364462
ISBN-10: 0674364465
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 44mm)
Pages: 992
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1985
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ernst Mayr

Ernst Mayr is Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, Emeritus, at Harvard University. He is also the recipient of numerous honorary degrees and awards, including the Crafoord Prize for Biology, the National Medal of Science, the Balzan Prize, and the Japan Prize.

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