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Haeckel, his life and work

Wilhelm Bölsche

Haeckel, his life and work

by Wilhelm Bölsche

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Published by Watts in London .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Haeckel, Ernst Heinrich Philipp August, -- 1834-1919.,
  • Evolution

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Wilhelm Bölsche ; with introduction and supplementary chapter by the translator, Joseph McCabe.
    ContributionsMcCabe, Joseph, 1867-1955.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.H3 B65
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14779450M

    I was really excited about this coffee table-type book that combines Ernst Haeckel's incredible nature art with context on his life and work. Unfortunately, this falls short of what I was hoping for. The organization is quite poor, and the text is riddled with /5. (1) Ernst Haeckel: Der Mann und sein Werk (2) Haeckel: His Life and Work (3) Last Words on Evolution: a Popular Retrospéct and Summary Nature .

      Discover the work of Ernst Haeckel, a 19th Century biologist, scientist, philosopher and artist. His work was credited with having caused the acceptance of evolutionary theory in Europe. His work.   Ernst Haeckel – philosopher, professor, physician, naturalist, biologist and artist. The pinnacle of his work – Art Forms of Nature - began publication in and is still an astonishing record of life on earth. When art and science combine, something sublime can come to .

    Prior to the First World War, more people learned of evolutionary theory from the voluminous writings of Charles Darwin’s foremost champion in Germany, Ernst Haeckel (–), than from any other source, including the writings of Darwin himself. But, with detractors ranging from paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould to modern-day creationists and advocates of intelligent . A year after completing the medusae book, a mighty two-volume work describing species, Haeckel had a house built in Jena. He named it Villa Medusa and decorated the ceilings with frescoes of medusae that would later appear as lithographs in his classic book Art Forms in Nature (–).


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16,Potsdam, Prussia [Germany]—died Aug. 9,Jena, Ger.), German zoologist his life and work book evolutionist who was a strong proponent of Darwinism and who proposed new notions of the evolutionary descent of human beings.

He declared that ontogeny (the embryology and development of the individual). The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

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London, T.F. Unwin, (OCoLC) Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Bölsche, Wilhelm, Haeckel; his life and work. Philadelphia, Jacobs []. In this book, we celebrate the scientific, artistic, and environmental importance of Haeckel’s work, with a collection of of his finest prints from several of his most important tomes, including Die Radiolarien, Monographie der Medusen, Die Kalkschwämme, and Kunstformen der Natur.

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; Complete list of Prof. Haeckel's works (exclusive of articles in scientific periodicals, etc.), p. Title:: Haeckel: His Life and Work: Author:: Bölsche, Wilhelm, Translator:: McCabe, Joseph, Note: London: T.

Fisher Unwin, Link. To celebrate the scientific and artistic importance of Haeckel’s work, Taschen have reprinted a collection of of his finest prints – from several different volumes – into a new book titled The Art and Science of Ernst Haeckel. With their new breath of life, Haeckel’s drawings can once again show the intricate ways that science and.

On his return to Jena inHaeckel read the German translation of Charles Darwin’s Origin of was thoroughly won over by the book to the extent that he became the most outspoken supporter and propagandist of an evolutionary view, one which combined Lamarckian and Darwinian elements with the morphological interpretation of the aesthetic aspects of.

InHaeckel published his major theoretical work, Die Generelle Morphologie der Organismen (The General Morphology of Organisms). It was, however, a. ‘Haeckel () was a scientist, philosopher, physician, professor. He coined many words in biology that we still use today, such as ecology, phylum and stem cell.

Haeckel was outstanding. The magnificent prints of Ernst Haeckel, who captured the amazing forms of the natural world, spring to life in this exciting pop-up book that reveals the vibrant intricacy of his work. The book Art Forms in Nature is a collection of prints, made by the scientist Ernst Haeckel, of an enormous variety of flora and fauna from the sea–including Brand: Prestel Publishing.

A new book chronicles Ernst Haeckel’s life and his gorgeous renderings of wild things—scales, spikes, tentacles and all The stunning image that opens the Siphonophorae chapter in The Art and. Of particular renown are the works of the German zoologist Ernst Haeckel.

Haeckel was born in in Potsdam, Germany (then Prussia). He served as a professor of comparative anatomy and director of the Zoological Institute at the University of Jena in Jena, Germany and was a member of more than 90 learned societies during his : Grace Costantino.

The Trajectory of Haeckel’s Life. 4 middle class family. His fat Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel () was born into an upper her Karl was a jurist and a minister in the Prussian Court; his 4 This biographical section is based on my book, The Tragic Sense of Life: Ernst Haeckel and the Struggle overFile Size: 1MB.

Haeckel wrote The Evolution of Man and mapped a genealogical tree which traces the relationship between all life forms. His extraordinary artwork includes over detailed illustrations, some of which have been published by Dover Publications in Art Forms in Nature from which the illustrations in this book have been : Ernst Haeckel.Ernst Haeckel has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Ernst Haeckel’s most popular book is Art Forms in Nature.In his book Natürliche Schöpfungs-geschichte (The Natural History of Creation), published in German in (and in English in with the title The History of Creation), Haeckel used the drawing of a day-old dog embryo which had been published by T.L.W.

Bischoff inand that of a 4-week-old human embryo published by A. Ecker in.