Journals Higher Education



Published: 21 November 1985

256 Pages | 13 illus.

ISBN: 9780195036336

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Unfinished Synthesis

Biological Hierarchies and Modern Evolutionary Thought

Niles Eldredge

Written by an eminent evolutionary biologist (the co-founder of the theory of punctuated equilibria), this stimulating critique of modern evolutionary thought introduces an insightful theory concerning the ecological and genealogical hierarchies which interact to produce evolution. "Interesting and provocative....A must for those with a genuine interest in the processes of evolution."--Choice