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  • ISBN: 9780226318813
  • ISBN10: 0226318818

Styles of Scientific Thought The German Genetics Community 1900-1933

by Jonathan Harwood

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Univ of Chicago Pr
  • Publish date: 01/01/1993
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Chapter 1: Getting Started: the Argument, Method, and Context 1.1 An Overview of the Argument 1.2 Styles of Thought 1.3 The Revolution in Morphology 1.4 The Response to Specialization 1.5 The Early Days of Mendelism in Germany Part 1: The Peculiarities of German Genetics Chapter 2: The Genetics of Development 2.1 Developmental Genetics in Germany during the 1920s 2.2 Cytoplasmic Inheritance 2.3 In Search of Simplicity: George Beadle's Approach to Physiological Genetics 2.4 Conclusion Chapter 3: Genetics and the Evolutionary Process 3.1 The Debate over Natural Selection in Interwar Germany 3.2 The Implications of Cytoplasmic Inheritance for Evolutionary Theory 3.3 The Controversy over Dauermodifications 3.4 The Relation between the Plasmon and Dauermodifications 3.5 Conclusion Chapter 4: Demarcating the Discipline: Germany versus the United States 4.1 Patterns of Growth in Higher Education and Research 4.2 The Effect of University Structure upon Specialization 4.3 Conclusion Chapter 5: Shifting Focus Part 2: Styles of Thought within the German Genetics Community Chapter 6: Mapping the German Genetics Community 6.1 Research Programs 6.2 Forms of Organization 6.3 Patterns of Funding 6.4 Institutional Developments after 1933 6.5 Conclusion Chapter 7: Imputing Styles of Thought 7.1 Portraits in Contrast: Alfred Kuhn and Erwin Baur 7.2 Imputing Styles of Thought 7.3 Differences of Political Outlook 7.4 Conclusion Chapter 8: Mandarins Confront Modernization 8.1 Bildung as Ideology 8.2 Modernization Diversifies the Professoriate 8.3 The Politics of the Professoriate 8.4 Integrating Institutional and Societal Explanations 8.5 Conclusion Chapter 9: The Politics of Nuclear-Cytoplasmic Relations 9.1 Critics of the Plasmon Theory 9.2 Revisionist Conceptions of the Plasmon 9.3 Models of Cellular Order 9.4 The Cell as Political Microcosm 9.5 Conclusion, Conclusion
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