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Challenging the Modern SynthesisAdaptation, Development, and Inheritance$
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Philippe Huneman and Denis Walsh

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199377176

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780199377176.001.0001

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Introduction: Challenging the Modern Synthesis

Introduction: Challenging the Modern Synthesis

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(p.1) Introduction: Challenging the Modern Synthesis
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Challenging the Modern Synthesis
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Denis M. Walsh

Philippe Huneman

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199377176.003.0012

The modern evolutionary synthesis arose out of the conjunction of the Mendelian theory of inheritance and the neo-Darwinian theory of population change early in the 20th century.1 In the nearly 100 years since its inception, the modern evolutionary synthesis has grown to encompass practically all fields of comparative biology—ecology, ethology, paleontology, systematics, cell biology, physiology, genetics, development. Theodosius Dobzhansky’s dictum—“nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” (...

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