Re: Neo Darwinism

Cliff Lundberg (cliff@noe.com)
Mon, 11 Oct 1999 09:39:26 -0700

Susan Brassfield wrote:

>Mayr recaps the history of Darwinist theories, and addresses the claims that
>Darwinism has been disproved or superseded in Chapter Ten: "New Frontiers in
>Evolutionary Biology".
>
> Just as in the decade after the rediscovery of Mendel's rules, since
> about 1970 the claim has been made increasingly often that
> "Darwinism is dead."

Is this right? I thought Mendelian particulate inheritance *saved* evolutionary
theory, from Jenkin's criticism based on the old theory of blending
inheritance.

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