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Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de

  1. David Oldroyd

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002468

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Oldroyd, D. 2001. Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet de. eLS. .

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  1. The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

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Abstract

1744–1829 French botanist, zoologist and natural historian; early exponent of transformism, of biology as the science of living bodies, and a holistic view of nature.

Keywords:

  • evolution;
  • transformism;
  • biology;
  • inheritance of acquired characteristics;
  • lamarckism;
  • gaia hypothesis;
  • buffon;
  • linnaeus;
  • cuvier