Haeckel


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Haeck·el

(hāk'ĕl),
Ernst H.P.A., German naturalist, 1834-1919. See: Haeckel gastrea theory, Haeckel law.
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Figure 1 is from Pearce L Williams, Album of Science: The Nineteenth Century (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978), 292, and figure 2 is from Ernst Haeckel, The Evolution of Man: A Popular Scientific Study (London: Watts, 1910), 5th ed.
The project may well, as did Van der Post, insist that it exists to "solicit and learn", but it invites, however unfairly, a suspicion of that mode of appropriative anthropology which takes, as did Spenser and Haeckel, historical progression and difference as its founding principles.
occasional mechanistic (explanatory) input from Haeckel (ontogeny,
Martins constantly referred to Haeckel (see Martins, Elementos, pp.
Drake met Haeckel and Simchi-Levi in the early 1990s after she joined DSC's parent company, Dry Storage Corporation, as vice president of strategy and culture.
Many with an interest in how Darwinian thought came to be transplanted into a German context will be familiar with such English-language texts as Daniel Gasman's The Scientific Origins of National Socialism: Social Darwinism in Ernst Haeckel and the Monist League (New York: American Elsevier, 1971) and his Haeckel's Monism and the Birth of Fascist Ideology (New York: Peter Lang, 1997); Frederick Gregory's Scientific Materialism in Nineteenth Century Germany (Dordrecht: D.
To depict this, Haeckel used the metaphorical image of the tree of life (Haeckel's trees look decidedly like the German oaks of which Simon Schama has much to say in his book, Landscape and Memory (1995)) and placed all the extant species at the tips of its branches, ancestors near the base and humankind at the very top.
While a direct motivation for Nietzsche's writing On the Genealogy of Morality was his one-time friend Paul Ree's book, The Origin of Moral Sensations (1877), in which Ree applies Darwin's theory of evolution to morality, (12) it was zoologist Ernst Haeckel, a pioneer of biogenetics and arguably the most influential social Darwinist in 19th-century Germany, whose ideas most greatly impacted German racial biology.
Haeckel used a microscope to capture the intricate structures of creatures like siphonophores--colonies of highly specialized organisms--that look like sea jellies.
Haeckel is credited with introducing into biology many concepts that remain viable today, including the idea that the nucleus of the cell contains hereditary material, as well as the concepts of phylogeny, ontogeny, ecology, and the stem cell.
Topics include the history and development of the editing and publication of The Red Book; influences of Goethe, Schiller, and German Romanticism on Jung's writings; the similarities of the biological illustrations of Ernst Haeckel to Jung's illustration of jelly fish from his dreams; Korean shamanism and it relationship to the mandala symbolism in Jung; Jung and Gnosticism; and the trickster archetype in relation to Jung's inner journey and Cervante's character of Don Quixote.
Chapter 4 has Paolo Casini parsing the differences between the various forms of 'philosophical darwinism' that predated Darwin's publishing of the Origin, with a focus on Spencer, Haeckel, Nietzsche, and Bergson.