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Evolution pp 203-206 | Cite as

What Will Become of the Theory of Evolution in the Year 2000?

  • Charles Devillers
  • Jean Chaline

Abstract

The formulation of the synthetic theory represented a significant-advance for evolutionary studies, which had previously been hampered by apparently irreconcilable contractions. Combining Mendelian laws with Darwinism, it joined the antitheses in a synthesis which was subsequently refined and completed. Today, its content may not be simply rejected or ignored, although there are those who think of it as little more than a corpse.

Keywords

Living Species Internal Constraint Genetic Determinism Developmental Genetic Synthetic Theory 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles Devillers
    • 1
  • Jean Chaline
    • 2
  1. 1.SceauxFrance
  2. 2.Centre des Sciences de la TerreUniversité de BourgogneDijonFrance

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