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Alfred Russel Wallace

Synonyms: Wallace, Alfred Russel


Alfred Russel Wallace (08/01/1823-07/11/1913) was Darwin's contemporary who independently proposed the theory of evolution by natural selection. Most of his work is downloadable from Gutenberg ...

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Conrad Hal Waddington

Synonyms: Waddington, Conrad Hal

Conrad Hal Waddington (08/11/1905-26/09/1975) was a system biologist who introduces the concepts of genetic assimilation and epigenetic landscape.
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Ernst Haeckel

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) was a German evolutionary biologist His famous trees of life depicts men at the pinnacle, which mirrors human antropocentrism of all times.

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Friedrich August von Hayek

Friedrich August von Hayek (1899-1992) is an Austrian economist. His contribution to fauceir theory is twofold.
  1. He wholeheartedly supported liberalism and by developing arguments he discovered that liberty and freedom ...

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Gregor Mendel

Synonyms: Mendel, Gregor

Gregor Mendel (1822-1884) was a Moravian monk who studied heredity and discovered his famous laws of inheritance. It is said that by his laws he also discovered genes. He did ...

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Herbert Spencer


Herbert Spencer (27/04/1820-08/12/1903) developed a theory of social evolution. His theory includes a definition of progress, and embraces the whole natural world beginning with the origination ...

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Categories: Philosophy Sociology


Hermann Joseph Muller

Synonyms: Muller, Hermann Joseph

Hermann Joseph Muller (1890–1967) was an American geneticist. Into evolutionary theory he introduced the Muller's ratchet.

This concept includes that an evolutionary achievement becomes fixed. As a ratchet ...

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Ivan Emanuel Wallin

Synonyms: Wallin, Ivan Emanuel

Ivan Emanuel Wallin (1883 - 1969) was an American biologist of Swedish ancestry. His major contribution to evolutionary theory was his theory that mitochondria are bacteria. Although not in the strict ...

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Konstantin Mereschkowski

Synonyms: Mereschkowski, Konstantin

Konstantin Mereschkowski (1855-1921) may be considered the father of endosymbiogenesis. His idea that chlorobasts originated from Cyanobacteria proved true.

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Lynn Margulis

Synonyms: Margulis, Lynn

Lynn Margulis (1938-2011) was an American biologist who developed and published in several book endosymbiogenesis theory.

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Mary Jane West-Eberhard

Synonyms: West-Eberhard, Mary Jane

Mary Jane West-Eberhard is a theoretical biologist. She is author of the book "Developmental plasticity and evolution" in which she tackles the problem developmental adaptation to environmental conditions [1]. The ...

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Sewall Wright

Synonyms: Wright, Sewall

Sewall Wright (1889-1988) was an American geneticist who introduced the Sewall Wright effect and hereby founded population genetics.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) who defined psychoanalysis can also be considered a vordenker of fauceir theory. At least, he discovered two important feature among psychological fauceirs that are crucial to ...

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