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, Volume 22, Issue 9, pp 2317–2326 | Cite as

Science and the Humanities: Stephen Jay Gould’s Quest to Join the High Table

  • Michael Ruse


Stephen Jay Gould was a scientist, a paleobiologist, who was also a professional-level historian of science. This essay explores Gould’s work, showing how he used the history of science to further his agenda as a working scientist.


Evolutionary Theory Synthetic Theory Burgess Shale Professional Audience Evolutionary Convergence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Florida State UniversityTallahasseeUSA

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