Ernst Mayr (1904-2005)

  title={Ernst Mayr (1904-2005)},
  author={J. Coyne},
  pages={1212 - 1213}
Ernst Mayr, the revered evolutionary biologist, died on February 3rd at the venerable age of 100. In a Retrospective, Coyne reminisces about Mayr9s seminal contributions to the field of evolutionary biology and the great legacy that he leaves future generations. 
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A tribute to Ernst Mayr
© Zoo Outreach Organisation; Manuscript 1345a; Received 22 March 2005; Finally accepted 1 April 2005; Date of publication 21 April 2005 1851 May 2005 Ernst Mayr, the greatExpand
Ernst Mayr (1904–2005) and the new philosophy of biology
When Ernst Mayr died in Bedford, Massachusetts, on 3 February 2005 he had lived an outstanding rich and successful life. With unrelenting dedication, enthusiasm and talent he had pursued hisExpand
An introduction to Ordovician bivalves of southern China, with a discussion of the early evolution of the Bivalvia
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Dual Causality and the Autonomy of Biology
  • W. Bock
  • Medicine
  • Acta biotheoretica
  • 2017
Ernst Mayr’s concept of dual causality in biology with the two forms of causes (proximate and ultimate) continues to provide an essential foundation for the philosophy of biology. They are equivalentExpand