Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860-1948)

Sir D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860–1948)

Known by many for his wide-reaching interests and keen thinking, D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson was one of Britain’s leading scientific academics in the first few decades of the twentieth century. A prodigious author, Thompson published some 300 papers, books, and articles in the biological sciences, classics, oceanography, and mathematics. He was a famous lecturer and conversationalist—a true “scholar-naturalist,” as his daughter wrote in her biography of her father.

Essay: Homology

Essay: <a href="/search?text=Homology" title="" class="lexicon-term">Homology</a>

1. Overview
2. Homology in pre-evolutionary biology
3. Homology after the advent of evolutionary theory
4. Development and hierarchy. Approaches to homology

1. Overview

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