The History of Evolutionary Thought. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.). Ladder of Life 2 types of animals – those w/ blood & those w/o Animals classified by their way of life Plants by structure Observation of various marine life anatomy was remarkably accurate Distinguished whales from dolphins.
The History of Evolutionary Thought
Carol von Linné (1707 – 1778)
“Father of Taxonomy”
Darwin’s theory suggests that in a species:
The contribution an individual
makes to the gene pool
of the next generation relative
to contributions of other
Offspring should be fertile
The Hardy-Weinberg principle is like a Punnett square for populations, instead of individuals.