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The Cuvier-Geoffrey Debate: French Biology in the Decades Before Darwin by Toby A. Appel
 
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The Cuvier-Geoffrey Debate: French Biology in the Decades Before Darwin by Toby A. Appel (£52.00)Publisher: New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press — 1987

Binding: Hardback [ISBN: 0195041380]

Condition: Near Fine.

Description: Illustrated by way of: Appendices [4];

From the cover: “For scientists, no event better represents the contest between form and function as the chief organizing principle of life as the debate between Georges Cuvier and Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire. This book presents the first comprehensive study of the celebrated French scientific controversy that focused the attention of naturalists in the first decades of the nineteenth century on the conflicting claims of teleology, morphology, and evolution, which ultimately contributed to the making of Darwin’s theory.

This history describes not only the scientific dimensions of the controversy and its impact on individuals and institutions, but also examines the meaning of the debate for culture and society in the years before Darwin.”

Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Blue boards with White titling to the Spine & Upper Board. In the Monographs on the History and Philosophy of Biology series. 305 pages.
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72


 
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