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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 490–527.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Suman Seth Toward the end of The Descent of Man , Darwin made a striking assertion. “I would as soon be descended,” he claimed, from a “heroic little monkey” than from a “savage” who practiced torture and infanticide, treated “wives like slaves,” and was indecent and superstitious. These lines have...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2020) 50 (3): 248–301.
Published: 28 May 2020
... people to be hired, established in advance after exhaustive negotiations to reconcile the interests of the community of Italian descent in particular, who fought for a significant representation of intellectuals from Italy, determined that Theodoro Ramos should first seek out intellectuals in France with...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (5): 504–555.
Published: 01 November 2019
..., HOPOS: The Journal of the Inter- national Society for the History of Philosophy of Science 8, no. 1 (Mar 2018): 28 61. 10. Max Schultze articulated the argument that membranes were not necessary for cells, in Ueber Muskelko¨rperchen und das, was man eine Zelle zu nennen habe, Archiv fu¨r Anatomie...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (3): 338–349.
Published: 01 June 2019
... managed to complete his medical studies with exemplary results in 1879 and was admitted to the Institute of Physicians in 1880. During these years, Pavlov met Serafima, his wife. Todes details the challenging union between this overtly religious woman and an atheistic man, first with Serafima s internal...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2019) 49 (1): 70–103.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Yaron Ezrahi, The Descent of Icarus: Science and the Transformation of Contemporary Democracy. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1990). 15.William Thomas, Rational Action: The Sciences of Policy in Britain and America, 1940 1960 (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015), 140. MAK ING A COMMUN I TY OF...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 604–615.
Published: 01 November 2018
.... Franz Boas, On the Variety of Lines of Descent Represented in a Population, American Anthropologist 18 (1916): 2; Franz Boas, Report on an Anthropometric Investigation of the Population of the United States, Journal of the American Statistical Association 18 (1922): 197. 18. Franz Boas, The Mind of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (2): 246–257.
Published: 01 April 2018
... gender ideologies was much less subtle when Darwin turned his attention to humans. Ruse reflects that the whole point of 250 | B E L LON his theorizing on sexual and racial differences in the Descent of Man was to take information that was known already and to put it in a new context, giving it a...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 February 2017
... behavior toward relatives, who have higher chances of sharing genes identical by descent with those of the actor than with random members of the population. At the end of this research, Hamilton realized that the scope of his treatment went beyond the issue of altruism. Generalizing Haldane s definition...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 538–547.
Published: 01 September 2016
... over human racial char- acteristics. When Darwin examined human evolution in his 1871 volume The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, he intended to discern whether humans were like every other species . . . descended from some pre-existing form as well as to determine the value of...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (4): 528–537.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Species and the Descent of Man, not to mention the great attraction that Darwin s thinking had for the great evolutionists who followed him, notably Ernst Haeckel.8 Now, I don t want to say that any discussion of Darwin and Humboldt should be patterned on our disagreement, especially given that Andrea...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (2): 348–356.
Published: 01 April 2015
... were to be fed, a prohibition against breaking up slave families, and conferred in theory the same rights enjoyed by any other royal subjects to freed former slaves. Concerns about interracial offspring were addressed by making slave descent matrilineal, which made the children of a slave and a free...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2015) 45 (1): 115–146.
Published: 01 February 2015
... chromosomes fostered the development of new techniques for visualizing human chromosomes that in turn prompted the recount.4 1. Joe Hin Tjio and Albert Levan, The Chromosome Number of Man Hereditas 42 (1956): 1 6, on 5. 2. Ibid. 3. Malcolm Jay Kottler, From 48 to 46: Cytological Technique, Preconception...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2014) 44 (4): 297–318.
Published: 01 September 2014
... barnacle work). One should note, however, that this was done after Darwin believed that he had established his theory. 298 | D E AR taxa as data for his theory when only his theory (he thought) could justify them. As he reflected in Descent of Man in 1871, after his evolutionary battle had been largely won...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (5): 589–618.
Published: 01 November 2013
.... Pieter Smit et al. (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1986), 239. 48. For Frederick Ruysch, see Antonie M. Luyendijk-Elshout, Death Enlightened: A Study of Frederik Ruysch JAMA 212 (1970): 121 26; Antoine M. Luyendijk-Elshout, An der Klaue erkennt man den Lo¨wen : Aus den Sammlungen von Frederik Ruysch (1638 1731 in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2013) 43 (3): 243–280.
Published: 01 June 2013
... semiconductors, which are man-made (no compound semiconductors exist in nature), are semiconductors made of two or more chemical elements. In the case of gallium nitride, these elements are gallium and nitrogen. In its crystalline form, gallium nitride is very hard and transparent. It also has unique...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (4): 329–339.
Published: 01 September 2012
... descent, commercial interests, natural plentitude, and an overdependence on English science offered a partial explanation. Toc- queville added: a thousand special causes, of which I have only been able to point out the most important, have singularly concurred to fix the mind of the American upon purely...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (2): 143–157.
Published: 01 April 2012
... set either by God or nature. . . . Even such marvelously adapted organs as the eye and hand of man organs whose design had previously provided powerful arguments for the existence of a su- preme artificer and an advance plan were products of a process that moved steadily from primitive beginnings but...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2012) 42 (1): 62–70.
Published: 01 February 2012
... levels above the individual, or a strict individual-selectionist whose theory admits of no competition but that between individuals. Borello sets himself squarely in the first camp, arguing that in both On the Origin of Species and The Descent of Man, Darwin explicitly allows natural selection to act at...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (4): 405–446.
Published: 01 October 2011
... Lorenz s career, his ornithological investigations aimed to establish evolutionary descent of instincts similar to the techniques used in comparative morphology. When he wrote up an extensive comparative duck study in he discussed twenty different species of ducks and geese.34 The graylag goose was just...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2011) 41 (2): 123–178.
Published: 01 May 2011
... year, followed by the Soviet Mars 2 and 3, both carrying a descent module. While the first crashed on the planet s surface, the second touched down safely on December 2, remaining intact just long enough to transmit test data for twenty seconds before falling silent. The climax of the first phase of...