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Unformatted text preview: 1/15/09 Limark- changes during ones life become inheritable Gerorge Cuvier (1769-1837) claimed he could reconstruct the entire skeleton from one bone; came up with catastophism brought about sudden change; geological and climatic changes led to extiction of species in affected areas; then area was repopulated with species from neighboring areas (similar but not identical to those that went extict); reconciled fixity of species and changes in fossil record (gave appearance of species change) Charles Lyell (1797-1875)- slow, progress, cumulative events that earths physical geography Theory of uniformatarianism- forces acting today that shaped earth are same as those of the past. His thesis was important for Darwins thesis Thomas Malthus (1766-1834)- essay on Principle of Pop.- human pop has potential for exponential growth; food only has linear potential (competition...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course ANTH 1001 taught by Professor Tague during the Spring '07 term at LSU.
- Spring '07