Roots of Ecology: Antiquity to Hæckel by Frank N. Egerton

By Frank N. Egerton

Ecology is the center piece of a number of the most crucial judgements that face humanity. Roots of Ecology records the deep ancestry of this now vastly very important technology from the early principles of Herodotos, Plato, and Pliny, up via these of Linnaeus and Darwin, to those who encouraged Ernst Haeckel's mid-nineteenth-century neologism ecology. in response to a long-running sequence of continually released columns, this significant paintings gathers an unlimited literature illustrating the improvement of ecological and environmental innovations, principles, and artistic proposal that has resulted in our smooth view of ecology. Roots of Ecology could be on each ecologist's shelf.

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Foster 1965; Grove 1990; Hoeppli 1959; Moulé 1908–12; Penso 1981, 54– 56; Théodoridès 1966a, 133. 142. Nutton 1983, 3– 8; Sargent 1982, 67–74. 143. Bodson 1981, 12; Gow 1968; Petit and Théodoridès 1962, 103– 5. 144. Cuvier 1995, 30. 145. Oppianos of Cilicia 1928, vol. 1, pp. 92–110. 146. Oppianos of Apamea 1928, vol. 2, pp. 177– 83, 233– 35. 147. Hull 1964, 84– 86; Petit and Théodoridès 1962, 100–103. 148. Alexander of Aphrodisias book 2, sec. 64 (cited from Topsell 1972, 222n224; Aldrovandi 1599–1603, vol.

148. Alexander of Aphrodisias book 2, sec. 64 (cited from Topsell 1972, 222n224; Aldrovandi 1599–1603, vol. 1, book 12, chap. 2); Cranz 1960, 77–79, 115–20; A. C. Lloyd 1967; Merlan 1970. 149. Plotinos 1966– 88, vol. 3, pp. 2, 15; Blakeley 1997; Lloyd 1975; Lovejoy 1936, 61– 66; Merlan 1967. 150. Fischer 1988. 151. Montgomery 2000, 20–26; Singer 1928, 1– 58; Smit 1974, 382– 422. 152. Stahl 1962. 153. White 1970, 17. 154. Fischer 1988, 193; Varro 1935, book 1, chap. 1, p. 167; White 1970, 18; Winiwarter 2006a, 192–93.

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