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Selected papers on the diversity of living forms and the unity of evolutionary processes, from the pen of one of the masters of evolutionary biology, and a leading exponent of Darwinism. The topics covered? Evolution; speciation; history of biology; philosophy of biology; theory of systematics; species; man; biogeography; and behaviour.
`The range of topics covered in these essays is awesome when one realizes that they are the product of a single mind', Francisco J. Ayala, Sciences.
Mayr has shown himself to be a true follower of Darwin, Wallace, and Huxley. His writings are lively and critical, and they provide remarkable insight into the development of the field. -- Peter H. Raven Science The range of topics covered in these essays is awesome when one realizes that they are the product of a single mind. -- Francisco J. Ayala Sciences
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