Evolution since Julian Huxley

  • Bryan C. Clarke
Part of the Studies in Biology, Economy and Society book series (SBES)


There has been a lot of evolution since Julian Huxley, and I will have to be selective. I will take as my starting point the publication of that fascinating book, Evolution as a Process, edited by Huxley, Hardy and Ford in 1954, and concentrate on Huxley’s main evolutionary interests, culled from his great work Evolution: the Modern Synthesis. They were:
  1. (1)

    The extent of genetic variation;

  2. (2)

    The power of natural selection;

  3. (3)

    The origin of species;

  4. (4)

    The mechanics of the evolutionary process.



Natural Selection Molecular Evolution Molecular Clock Selective Coefficient Quantitative Character 
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