Haeckel


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German biologist and philosopher

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Darwin's doctrine, fully expressed in The Descent of Man, was eagerly taken up by Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) in Germany who had flair for graphic representations.
Artwork will be shown alongside archive films by Jean Painleve and antique books with original plate illustrations by Haeckel and fellow zoologist Philip Henry Gosse.
Haeckel in practice remained "unexpectedly conservative" (1957:143)--so much so that some have argued that his embryonic social Darwinism was "proto-Nazi in character" (Daniel Gasman, quoted in Herzstein 1973:147).
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That "ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny" is the notion of Ernst Heinrich Haeckel, who posited the theory as an attempt to explain the process of gestation, the development of a human fetus, for example, reenacting, in a sense, human evolution (see Haeckel's Riddle of the Universe at the Close of the Nineteenth Century).
By the late 1870s there was hardly a book written by a university student or professor that did not include ritual invocations of Comte, Littre, Spencer and Haeckel.
123) Ernst Heinrich Haeckel (1834-1919), the first noted German biologist to grant enthusiastic acceptance to organic evolution, radicalized Darwin's theory of descent with his own theory of an evolution of mechanical causality, seeing the world as an eternal evolution of substance and humanity as part of that evolution.
They are Stephan Haeckel, business consultant and executive educator/coach who pioneered the Sense and Respond managerial principles of adaptive enterprise design, and David Simchi-Levi, professor of Engineering Systems at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author, entrepreneur, and consultant in the field of operations strategy.
The migration of forms is never hindered by conventional boundaries between disciplines: The exhibition includes handwritten manuscripts by the likes of Walter Benjamin and Samuel Beckett and the thrilling world of natural forms scrutinized by speculative biologist Ernst Haeckel around the turn of the twentieth century.
Wallace, Ernst Haeckel, Robert Hooke, Matthias Schleiden, Theodor Schwann, William Bateson, Stephen Jay Gould, and Richard Dawkins.
BRONN, ERNST HAECKEL, AND THE ORIGINS OF GERMAN DARWINISM: A Study in Translation and Transformation by Sander Gliboff.
Postulating a creative power (Kunsttrieb) that is the "very engine of evolution," Haeckel manages "to delude himself into believing that the new evolutionary world-view lent credence to the Romantic conception of nature as a self-begetting organism with 'artistic instinct' [Kunstinstinkt]" (p.
Haeckel (1866) was the first to fulfill Darwin's recommendation, claiming to have based his classifications on the phylogenies of the organisms under his study (Mayr & Ashlock, 1991).