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Waddington, Organisers & Genes.

Waddington, Organisers & Genes.

Waddington, C.H [Conrad Hal]. Organisers & Genes. First Reprint 1947. Cambridge, at the University Press, 1947. 21.5 x 14 cm. x, (2), 160 pages with Illustrations and two Plates – complete. Original green cloth with silver title on spine. Inside original price-clipped dust jacket, now inside archival jacket. Very good in very good dust jacket. Minor shelf wear. Boards mildly faded. Dust jacket a little age darkened with short closed tear to top of spine. See images. Series: Cambridge Biological Studies.

Conrad Hal Waddington CBE FRS FRSE (1905 – 1975) was a British developmental biologist, paleontologist, geneticist, embryologist, and philosopher who laid the foundations for systems biology, epigenetics, and evolutionary developmental biology.
Although his theory of genetic assimilation had a Darwinian explanation, leading evolutionary biologists including Theodosius Dobzhansky and Ernst Mayr considered that Waddington was using genetic assimilation to support so-called Lamarckian inheritance, the acquisition of inherited characteristics through the effects of the environment during an organism’s lifetime.
Waddington had wide interests that included poetry and painting, as well as left-wing political leanings. In his book The Scientific Attitude (1941), he touched on political topics such as central planning, and praised Marxism as a “profound scientific philosophy” (Wikipedia).

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Waddington, Organisers & Genes.
Waddington, Organisers & Genes.

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