Anthro 201 Exam 1 Study Guide

Anthro 201 Exam 1 Study Guide - Anthro 201: Exam 1 Study...

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Anthro 201: Exam 1 Study Guide: John Ray Fixity of Species Species and Genuses Carolus Linneaus Classification by Shared Similarities Static World Comte de Buffon 1 st to believe world not static Ancestral Forms (species can die) Erasmus Darwin Book Zoonomia Idea of Evolutionary Change and Common Descent Jean Baptiste Lamarck Explains Evolution/Change Changes occur during lifetime and pass on to off spring (ex. Girrafe neck) George Cuvier Change caused by Catastrophism Charles Lyell Uniformitarianism: processes such as rain wind etc created our world Principles of Geology T.R Malthus Principle of Population: populations will out strip their resources constant competition for resources Darwin!!! 3 Theories of Where Adaption’s Arise from: 1. Divine Designer - William Paley: ie. Watch - Does not explain maladaptations like Vestigial Hind Legs 2. Natural Selection 3. Random Events - Strange inversion of reason 3 Postulates of Natural Selection: 1. Always Competition 2. Variation
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3. Change seen over time (transmitted from parent to offspring)
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ANTH 201 taught by Professor Kingston during the Fall '09 term at Emory.

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Anthro 201 Exam 1 Study Guide - Anthro 201: Exam 1 Study...

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