Stephen Jay Gould vs Richard Dawkins

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Evolutionary Biologist
Net worth 2018
$135 Million
Scientists
Industry
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Bayside, New York, United States
Residence
Nairobi
United States
Country
British
10/09/1941
BirthDay
26/03/1941
May 20, 2002
Died On
Height
1.78 m
Education
Balliol College, Oxford, Oundle School
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2002

He became afflicted with a different type of cancer after several years and died in 2002

2001

The series ended in January 2001, after a continuous publication of 300 essays

1999

He also served as the president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science from 1999 to 2001

1996

He taught at the New York University from 1996 to 2001 as Vincent Astor Visiting Research Professor of Biology

1995

He married for the second time in 1995 to artist and sculptor Rhonda Roland Shearer

1990

In 1990-91, he served as the president of the Society for the Study of Evolution

1989

He was elected into the body of the National Academy of Sciences in 1989

1985

He was made the president of the Paleontological Society for the session 1985-86

1982

He was made the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology in 1982 and the very next year he was awarded fellowship of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

1981

His book ‘The Mismeasure of Man’ was out in 1981

1979

Gould and Richard Lewontin wrote a paper called ‘The Spandrels of San Marco and the panglossian paradigm’ in 1979

1977

His first technical book, ‘Ontogeny and Phylogeny’ was published in 1977

1974

Starting from January 1974, his essays were published in a series titled ‘This View of Life’ in the ‘Natural History’ magazine

1973

He was promoted as Professor of Geology and Curator of Invertebrate paleontology at the institute’s Museum of Comparative Zoology in 1973

1972

Along with fellow paleontologist, Niles Eldredge, he proposed the theory of punctuated equilibrium in 1972 which states that evolutionary history goes through long periods of stability and is punctuated by rapid evolutionary changes

1967

He was employed by the Harvard University in 1967 soon after he graduated from Columbia University

1965

He married Deborah Lee, a fellow student at Antioch College in 1965

1960

He attended Antioch College in the early 1960s and graduated with a double major in geology and philosophy in 1963

2006

He founded the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science (RDFRS or RDF) in 2006

2003

|He also regularly comments in newspapers and weblogs on contemporary political questions and a collection of his selected essays and other writings on varied subjects including pseudoscience, genetic determinism, memetics, terrorism, religion and creationism was published as ‘A Devil's Chaplain’ in 2003

1995

He was appointed Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford in 1995—a position that had been endowed by Charles Simonyi with the specific request that Richard Dawkins be its first holder

1992

He tied the knot for the third time with Lalla Ward in 1992

1990

In 1990 he assumed the post of a reader in zoology at the University of Oxford

1982

In 1982 he released his book ‘The Extended Phenotype’ in which he describes the biological concept of the same name

1976

A few years later he published his book, ‘The Selfish Gene’ (1976), a book on evolution which builds upon the principal theory of George C

1970

He became a lecturer at the University of Oxford in 1970

1967

He was appointed as an assistant professor of zoology at the University of California, Berkeley in 1967 and held this position till 1969

1962

After that he went to Balliol College, Oxford where he studied zoology and graduated in 1962

1954

He went to Oundle School in Northamptonshire from 1954 to 1959

1949

The family went to England in 1949 when Dawkins was eight

1941

He was born on 26 March 1941 in Nairobi, Kenya as the son of Jean Mary Vyvyan and Clinton John Dawkins