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Author Harman, Oren
Title Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology
Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2008
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Introduction: On Rebels, Icons, and the Value of Dissent -- 2 Alfred Russel Wallace, the Discovery of Natural Selection, and the Origins of Humankind -- 3 Rebel With Two Causes: Hans Driesch -- 4 Wilhelm Johannsen: A Rebel or a Diehard? -- 5 Raymond Arthur Dart: The Man Who Unwillingly Ushered in a Revolution in the Evolution of Humankind -- 6 In Weismann's Footsteps: The Cyto-Rebellion of C. D. Darlington -- 7 Striking the Hornet's Nest: Richard Goldschmidt's Rejection of the Particulate Gene -- 8 Rebellion and Iconoclasm in the Life and Science of Barbara McClintock -- 9 Challenging the Protein Dogma of the Gene: Oswald T. Avery, a Revolutionary Conservative -- 10 Roger Sperry and Integrative Action in the Nervous System -- 11 Leon Croizat: A Radical Biogeographer -- 12 Dogma, Heresy, and Conversion: Vero Copner Wynne-Edwards's Crusade and the Levels-of-Selection Debate -- 13 Peter Mitchell: Changing the Face of Bioenergetics -- 14 Howard Temin: Rebel of Evidence and Reason -- 15 Motoo Kimura and the Rise of Neutralism -- 16 Against the Grain: The Science and Life of William D. Hamilton -- 17 The Iconoclastic Research Program of Carl Woese -- 18 Stephen Jay Gould, Darwinian Iconoclast? -- 19 Culture and Gender Do Not Dissolve into How Scientists "Read" Nature: Thelma Rowell's Heterodoxy -- 20 Bringing Statistical Methods to Community and Evolutionary Ecology: Daniel S. Simberloff -- Epilogue: Legitimation Is the Name of the Game -- List of Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Harman, Oren Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology New Haven : Yale University Press,c2008 9780300116397
Subject Biology -- History.;Biologists -- Biography
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Alt Author Dritschilo, William
Weber, Bruce
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