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Scala naturae the great chain of being essentialism

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Unformatted text preview: naturae the great chain of being Essentialism BIO1130 Organismal Biology 15 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa BIO1130 Organismal Biology 10:34 AM Page 5 History of Biology before Darwin All hell breaks loose. Empire is invaded by barbarians.Rome had overstretched its empire Literally destroys Rome and the whole civilization that used to exist. Commerce, government, infrastructure falls apart. Education and development collapses. Therefore everyone is living hand to mouth. There is no spare time to create. Disease and starvation breaks out.It takes almost 500 years to build everything back up. Major events in the history of biology: Predarwinian and the natural sciences (400 BCE – late 1800’s) – 400 BCE – 450CE: Greek and Roman ages – 450 – 16th century: Medieval ages – 16th-18th century: Renaissance and the scientific revolution Darwin and evolutionary thought (late 1800’s – mid 1900’s) Modern theory of evolution (mid 1900’s – present) 16 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 10:34 AM Important stages in the history of Biology 450-16th century: Medieval ages Scala naturae the great chain of being Essentialism BIO1130 Organismal Biology 17 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa 10:34 AM Special creation Pattern – Species don’t change – Each species created on Oct 23, 4004 BCE – Species are not old Process – A designer of some sort BIO1130 Organismal Biology 18 Université d’Ottawa / University of Ottawa BIO11...
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