Walcott, the Burgess Shale and rumours of a post-Darwinian world

  title={Walcott, the Burgess Shale and rumours of a post-Darwinian world},
  author={Simon Conway Morris},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • S. Morris
  • Published 3 November 2009
  • Biology
  • Current Biology
More than one of my colleagues has cast her eye round the packed conference room and then murmured sotte voce that, well, she was suffering just a little from Darwin fatigue. So too, more than one commentator has remarked how the bicentenary of his birth and the 150th anniversary of the Origin have completely outstripped any episode of previous rejoicing. And to play the curmudgeon one might wonder if our obsession with the centential and hemi-centential actually reflects a deeper schadenfreude… Expand

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