A series of concise essays explores the foundations of modern biology — the cell, genetics, development, and evolution — for coherent definitions of some of life's seemingly inscrutable processes. Using evolution as the central theme, it examines heredity, embryonic development, and ultim... read more
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A series of concise essays explores the foundations of modern biology — the cell, genetics, development, and evolution — for coherent definitions of some of life's seemingly inscrutable processes. Using evolution as the central theme, it examines heredity, embryonic development, and ultimately, relations between organisms and their environment.
Unabridged republication of the edition originally published by Harper & Row, New York, 1962.
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