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  1. Life Sciences in the Twentieth Century.Garland Allen - 1976 - Journal of the History of Biology 9 (2):323-323.
     
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  2. Biology in the Nineteenth Century: Problems of Form, Function, and Transformation.William Coleman & Garland Allen - 1977 - Journal of the History of Biology 15 (1):157-158.
     
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  3. Mechanism, vitalism and organicism in late nineteenth and twentieth-century biology: the importance of historical context.Garland E. Allen - 2005 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36 (2):261-283.
    The term ‘mechanism’ has been used in two quite different ways in the history of biology. Operative, or explanatory mechanism refers to the step-by-step description or explanation of how components in a system interact to yield a particular outcome . Philosophical Mechanism, on the other hand, refers to a broad view of organisms as material entities, functioning in ways similar to machines — that is, carrying out a variety of activities based on known chemical and physical processes. In the early (...)
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    Mechanism, vitalism and organicism in late nineteenth and twentieth-century biology: the importance of historical context.Garland E. Allen - 2005 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 36 (2):261-283.
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    Hugo de Vries and the reception of the?mutation theory?Garland E. Allen - 1969 - Journal of the History of Biology 2 (1):55-87.
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    Thomas Hunt Morgan and the problem of natural selection.Garland E. Allen - 1968 - Journal of the History of Biology 1 (1):113-139.
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    Opposition to the Mendelian-chromosome theory: The physiological and developmental genetics of Richard Goldschmidt.Garland E. Allen - 1974 - Journal of the History of Biology 7 (1):49-92.
    We may now ask the question: In what historical perspective should we place the work of Richard Goldschmidt? There is no doubt that in the period 1910–1950 Goldschmidt was an important and prolific figure in the history of biology in general, and of genetics in particular. His textbook on physiological genetics, published in 1938, was an amazing compendium of ideas put forward in the previous half-century about how genes influence physiology and development. His earlier studies on the genetic and geographic (...)
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    The Introduction of Drosophila into the Study of Heredity and Evolution: 1900-1910.Garland Allen - 1975 - Isis 66:322-333.
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    Reflections on the History of Biology as a Field: 1966–2014.Garland E. Allen - 2016 - Journal of the History of Biology 49 (4):733-742.
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    The Introduction of Drosophila into the Study of Heredity and Evolution: 1900-1910.Garland E. Allen - 1975 - Isis 66 (3):322-333.
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    Thomas Hunt Morgan: Materialism and Experimentalism in the Development of Modern Genetics.Garland Allen - 1984 - Social Research: An International Quarterly 51.
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    A Pact with the Embryo: Viktor Hamburger, Holistic and Mechanistic Philosophy in the Development of Neuroembryology, 1927–1955.Garland E. Allen - 2004 - Journal of the History of Biology 37 (3):421-475.
    Viktor Hamburger was a developmental biologist interested in the ontogenesis of the vertebrate nervous system. A student of Hans Spemann at Freiburg in the 1920s, Hamburger picked up a holistic view of the embryo that precluded him from treating it in a reductionist way; at the same time, he was committed to a materialist and analytical approach that eschewed any form of vitalism or metaphysics. This paper explores how Hamburger walked this thin line between mechanistic reductionism and metaphysical vitalism in (...)
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    Rebel With Two Causes: Hans Driesch.Garland E. Allen - 2008 - In Oren Harman & Michael Dietrich (eds.), Rebels, Mavericks, and Heretics in Biology. Yale University Press. pp. 37.
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  14. Biology: Scientific Process and Social Issues.Garland Allen & Jeffrey Baker - 2002 - Journal of the History of Biology 35 (3):622-623.
     
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    The misuse of biological hierarchies: The american eugenics movement, 1900-1940.Garland E. Allen - 1983 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 5 (2):105 - 128.
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    Editors' foreword.Everett Mendelsohn, Dudley Shapere & Garland E. Allen - 1969 - Journal of the History of Biology 2 (1):195-197.
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    JHB as a Collaborative Effort.Jane Maienschein & Garland E. Allen - 2017 - Journal of the History of Biology 50 (3):469-471.
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    How Many Times Can You Be Wrong and Still Be Right? T. H. Morgan, Evolution, Chromosomes and the Origins of Modern Genetics.Garland E. Allen - 2015 - Science & Education 24 (1-2):77-99.
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    Science, History and Social Activism.Everett Mendelsohn, Garland E. Allen & Roy M. Macleod - 2001 - Springer Verlag.
    This book highlights not only aspects of the career of Everett Mendelsohn, one of the premier historians of biology of our age, but also a wide range of topics that are now grouped under the general heading of science studies. This broad collection includes articles on the relations between science and the military, science as narrative, natural history and conservation, Marxism and science, the Human Genome Project, and the relation of philosophy to the study of embryonic development in the 18th (...)
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    Biology and Ideology: from Descartes to Dawkins - Edited by Denis Alexander and Ron Numbers.Garland E. Allen - 2011 - Centaurus 53 (4):336-338.
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    Eugenics and Politics in Britain, 1900-1914. Geoffrey Searle.Garland E. Allen - 1979 - Isis 70 (4):634-635.
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    Editors' Introduction.Garland Allen & Jane Maienschein - 2001 - Journal of the History of Biology 34 (1):1-2.
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    Essay review: History of agriculture and the study of heredity? a new horizon.Garland E. Allen - 1991 - Journal of the History of Biology 24 (3):529-536.
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    Essay review: The roots of biological determinism.Garland E. Allen - 1984 - Journal of the History of Biology 17 (1):141-145.
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    In Passing.Garland Allen, Mark Barrow, Jane Maienschein & Everett Mendelsohn - 2002 - Journal of the History of Biology 35 (2):iv.
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    Materialism and reductionism in the study of animal consciousness.Garland E. Allen - 1987 - In G. Greenberg & E. Tobach (eds.), Cognition, Language, and Consciousness: Integrative Levels. Lawrence Erlbaum. pp. 137--160.
  27. Mendelian genetics.Garland E. Allen - 2004 - Ludus Vitalis 12 (21):213-236.
     
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  28. Mendelian genetics and postgenomics: the legacy for today.Garland Allen - 2004 - Ludus Vitalis 12:213-236.
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    More MarxismGenes, Radiation, and Society: The Life and Work of H. J. MullerElof Axel Carlson.Garland E. Allen - 1983 - Isis 74 (3):413-416.
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    Notes on source materials: The Edwin Grant Conklin papers at Princeton University.Garland E. Allen & Dennis M. McCullough - 1968 - Journal of the History of Biology 1 (2):325-331.
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    On the history of the international eugenics movement: Alison Bashford and Philippa Levine : The Oxford handbook of the history of eugenics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010, 608pp, $150.00.Garland E. Allen - 2013 - Metascience 22 (2):383-386.
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    Reply to lansanna Keita on “marxism and human sociobiology”.Garland E. Allen - 1991 - Biology and Philosophy 6 (4):453-456.
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    Science as a Process: An Evolutionary Account of the Social and Conceptual Development of Science by David L. Hull; The Metaphysics of Evolution by David L. Hull.Garland Allen - 1991 - Isis 82:698-704.
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    Sex, Race, and Science: Eugenics in the Deep South. Edward J. Larson.Garland E. Allen - 1996 - Isis 87 (4):759-760.
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    The Double Helix. James D. Watson.Garland E. Allen - 1968 - Isis 59 (4):464-466.
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    The Evolution of an Evolutionist. C. H. Waddington.Garland E. Allen - 1977 - Isis 68 (4):669-670.
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    Thomas Hunt Morgan, Pioneer of GeneticsIan Shine Sylvia Wrobel.Garland E. Allen - 1978 - Isis 69 (4):635-636.
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    The J.H.B. bookshelf.Garland E. Allen, V. B. Smocovitis, Ronald Rainger, Lynn K. Nyhart, Keith R. Benson, Peter G. Sobol & Angela Creager - 1993 - Journal of the History of Biology 26 (1):147-163.
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    The Quarterly Review of Biology: Special Issue 50th Anniversary, 1926-1976.Garland E. Allen - 1978 - Isis 69 (2):317-319.
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    The Unfit: History of a Bad Idea. (2001) Elof A. Carlson, New York: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.Garland E. Allen - 2002 - Bioessays 24 (8):765-766.
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    The J.H.B. archive report the papers of Harry Hamilton Laughlin, eugenicist.Randall D. Bird & Garland Allen - 1981 - Journal of the History of Biology 14 (2):339-353.
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    The J. H. B. Archive Report: The Papers of Harry Hamilton Laughlin, Eugenicist.Randall D. Bird & Garland Allen - 1981 - Journal of the History of Biology 14 (2):339 - 353.
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    Editors' Introduction.Garland Allen & Jane Maienschein - 2001 - Journal of the History of Biology 34 (2):227-228.
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    Foreword.Raphael Falk, Diane B. Paul & Garland Allen - 1998 - Science in Context 11 (3-4):329-330.
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    “Just So” stories and sociopathy.Andrew Futterman & Garland E. Allen - 1995 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (3):557-558.
    Sociobiological explanation requires both a reliable and a valid definition of the sociopathy phenotype. Mealey assumes that such reliable and valid definition of sociopathy exists in her A review of psychiatric literature on the diagnosis of antisocial personality disorder clearly demonstrates that this assumption is faulty. There is substantial disagreement among diagnostic systems (e.g., RDC, DSM-III) over what constitutes the antisocial phenotype, different systems identify different individuals as sociopathic. Without a valid definition of sociopathy, sociobiological theories like Mealey's should be (...)
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    Putting sociobiology in its place.Andrew Futterman & Garland E. Allen - 1987 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 10 (1):76-77.
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    In Memory of Paul Farber (1944–2021), Third Editor of the Journal of the History of Biology.Jane Maienschein, Garland E. Allen, Michael Dietrich, Everett Mendelsohn, Marsha Richmond & Karen Rader - 2021 - Journal of the History of Biology 54 (4):549-550.
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    The J.H.B. Bookshelf.Gregg Mitman, Garland E. Allen, Joseph Cain, Nancy G. Slack, Keith R. Benson, Lily E. Kay & Alix Cooper - 1994 - Journal of the History of Biology 27 (2):359-373.
  49. The double-edged sword of genetic determinism: Social and political agendas in genetic studies of homosexuality, 1940–1994. [REVIEW]Garland E. Allen - 1997 - In Vernon A. Rosario (ed.), Science and Homosexualities. Routledge. pp. 242--270.
     
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    Origins of the Classical Gene Concept, 1900–1950: Genetics, Mechanistic, Philosophy, and the Capitalization of Agriculture. [REVIEW]Garland E. Allen - 2014 - Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 57 (1):8-39.
    As many of the papers in this Special Symposium Issue discuss, by the 21st century we have moved well beyond the notion of a gene as a single particulate unit coding for a given protein, or especially a single phenotypic trait. Yet notions of genes as some kind of single, particulate entity still persist, especially in textbooks and writings about genetics for the general public. To understand this disjunct between the professional geneticist’s view of genes and their complex interactions, and (...)
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