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Ernst Mayr

Gadagkar, Raghavendra (2005) Ernst Mayr. In: Journal of Genetics, 84 (1). pp. 91-93.


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The story goes that, with the intention of celebrating Ernst Mayr’s 100th birthday by commissioning an essay on his life and work, Science asked him who would be the best person to write such an essay. Ernst Mayr is supposed to have replied, Ernst Mayr of course The resulting essay entitled 80 Years of Watching the Evolutionary Scenery (Mayr 2004) – as sharp and precise as it is rich in historical detail – is a special gift to be savoured as it gives us a unique glimpse of the evolution of evolutionary thought in the 20th century. Even more important, it gives us a glimpse of the evolution of Ernst Mayr’s thoughts

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Indian Academy of Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Centre for Ecological Sciences
Depositing User: Dipti Chaurasia
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:31
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/8517

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