By Timothy Lenoir
Strongly encouraged by means of Immanuel Kant, the biologists' procedure mixed a cosmopolitan teleology with mechanistic theories and sparked sour controversies with the rival courses, mechanistic reductionism and Darwinism. even though briefly eclipsed by way of those methods, the morphological culture, Lenoir argues, was once no longer vanquished within the box of medical debate. It contributed to pathbreaking study in components equivalent to comparative anatomy, embryology, paleontology, and biogeography.
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