Maintaining Continuity through a Scientific Revolution

  title={Maintaining Continuity through a Scientific Revolution},
  author={Sharon E. Kingsland},
  pages={468 - 488}
A rereading of the American scientific literature on sex determination from 1902 to 1926 leads to a different understanding of the construction of the Mendelian‐chromosome theory after 1910. There was significant intellectual continuity, which has not been properly appreciated, underlying this scientific “revolution.” After reexamining the relationship between the ideas of key scientists, in particular Edmund B. Wilson and Thomas Hunt Morgan, I argue that, contrary to the historical literature… 

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