M. L. Zelditch, (ed.). Beyond Heterochrony: The Evolution of Development. Wiley-Liss, ISBN 0-471-37973-5.

One of the many compensations for spending one's career intimately engaged in a particular academic pursuit is the opportunity to watch intellectual cycles complete themselves. Back in 1977, as I was preparing to enter graduate school with the intention of picking up a quick MSc degree, I was browsing in the bookshop at Southern Methodist University and happened upon a (then) newly published book by one S. J. Gould with the somewhat cryptic title Ontogeny and Phylogeny. While I recognized that these topics were unlikely to impress...

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