Search - List of Books by George Gaylord Simpson

"I have a debt, a loyalty to the museum; the best place for me to do what I wanted to do." -- George Gaylord Simpson
George Gaylord Simpson (16 June 1902 – 6 October 1984) was an American paleontologist. Simpson was perhaps the most influential paleontologist of the twentieth century, and a major participant in the modern evolutionary synthesis, contributing Tempo and mode in evolution (1944), The meaning of evolution (1949) and The major features of evolution (1953). He was an expert on extinct mammals and their intercontinental migrations. He anticipated such concepts as punctuated equilibrium (in Tempo and mode) and dispelled the myth that the evolution of the horse was a linear process culminating in the modern Equus caballus. He coined the word hypodigm in 1940, and published extensively on the taxonomy of fossil and extant mammals.

He was Professor of Zoology at Columbia University, and Curator of the Department of Geology and Paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History from 1945 to 1959. He was Curator of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University from 1959 to 1970, and a Professor of Geosciences at the University of Arizona until his retirement in 1982.

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Total Books: 37
Quantitative Zoology  Revised Edition
2003 - Quantitative Zoology Revised Edition [Dover Books on Biology, Psychology, and Medicine] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780486432755
ISBN-10: 0486432750
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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The Dechronization of Sam Magruder A Novel
1996 - The Dechronization of Sam Magruder a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780312139636
ISBN-10: 0312139632
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Simple Curiosity Letters from George Gaylord Simpson to His Family 1921-1970
Tempo and Mode in Evolution
1984 - Tempo and Mode in Evolution [Columbia Classics in Evolution Series.] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780231058476
ISBN-10: 0231058470
Genres: Science & Math, Engineering & Transportation
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Fossils and the History of Life
1984 - Fossils and the History of Life (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780716715641
ISBN-10: 0716715643
Genres: Nonfiction, Science & Math
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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The Book of Darwin
1983 - The Book of Darwin (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780671431266
ISBN-10: 0671431269
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Science & Math
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Splendid Isolation The Curious History of South American         Mammals
Attending Marvels A Patagonian Journal
1982 - Attending Marvels a Patagonian Journal (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780809437276
ISBN-10: 0809437279
Genres: History, Travel
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Why and How Some Problems and Methods in Historical Biology
1981 - Why and How Some Problems and Methods in Historical Biology [Foundations Philosophy of Science Technology] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780080257853
ISBN-10: 0080257852
Genre: Science & Math
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Splendid Isolation The Curious History of South American Mammals
1980 - Splendid Isolation the Curious History of South American Mammals (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780300024340
ISBN-10: 0300024347
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Concession to the Improbable An Unconventional Autobiography
Penguins Past and Present Here and There
1976 - Penguins Past and Present Here and There (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780300019698
ISBN-10: 0300019696
Genre: Science & Math
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Horses The Story of the Horse Family in the Modern World and Through Sixty Million Years of History
Meaning of Evolution
1971 - Meaning of Evolution [Matrix] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780552659659
ISBN-10: 0552659657
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Biology  Man
1969 - Biology Man (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780151123629
ISBN-10: 0151123624
Genre: Science & Math
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The Major Features of Evolution
1967 - The Major Features of Evolution (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780671231033
ISBN-10: 0671231030
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This View of Life The World of an Evolutionist
1966 - This VIew of Life the World of an Evolutionist (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780156900706
ISBN-10: 015690070X
Genre: Science & Math
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Life An Introduction to Biology
1965 - Life an Introduction to Biology (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780155507098
ISBN-10: 0155507095
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Life of the Past An Introduction to Paleontology
1953 - Life of the Past an Introduction to Paleontology (Other)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780300009514
ISBN-10: 0300009518
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The Meaning of Evolution A Study of the History of Life and of Its Significance for Man
Behaviour and Evolution
Behaviour and Evolution (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780300008616
ISBN-10: 0300008619
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