Controversy and Conflict in Science: A Case Study — The English Biometric School and Mendel's Laws

@article{Farrall1975ControversyAC,
  title={Controversy and Conflict in Science: A Case Study — The English Biometric School and Mendel's Laws},
  author={L. Farrall},
  journal={Social Studies of Science},
  year={1975},
  volume={5},
  pages={269 - 301}
}
  • L. Farrall
  • Published 1975
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Social Studies of Science
  • *For valuable criticism I am indebted to the referees. I wish to acknowledge the hospitality of the Warden and Council of Christ College, University of Tasmania, where this paper was drafted. Two important articles relating to this topic reached me after this paper was completed, and consequently I have not been able to refer to their findings as much as I would have liked. The papers are: B. J. Norton, 'The Biometric Defence of Darwinism', Journal of the History of Biology, 6 (1973), 283-316… CONTINUE READING

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