Evolutionary Theory - Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778) is...

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Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778) is Swedish botanist and physician. He formalized biological taxonomy, the science of classification. Binomial nomenclature (the formal naming method of species) originated earlier, but popularized by Linnaeus. He endorsed the notion of the fixity of species. He is a pioneer in defining the concept of race. Linnaen (Linnaeus) taxonomy is hierarchical a series of categories (taxa) each nested within the last: Kingdom (Animalia) Phylum (Chordata) Class (Mammalia) Order (Primates) Family (Hominidae) Genus (Homo) Species (Sapiens) Comte George-Louis Leclerc du Buffon (1707-1788) is French naturalist and mathematician. He is first to recognize the dynamic relationship between the environment and living forms. He rejected the idea that one species could give rise to another. Linnaeus’ classification of humans in Systema Naturae (1758) RedWhiteYellow Black Native American European Asian African TemperamentCo lor Irascible, Impassive Vigorous, muscular Melancholy, stern Sluggish, lazy Face Straight black hair, brown eyes, broad nose, beardless Blond hair, blue eyes Black hair, dark eyes Black curly hair, short nose,
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course ANTH 1 taught by Professor Jenny during the Fall '10 term at East Los Angeles College.

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