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OSBORN (Osborn) Henry Fairfield

( American biologist)

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(1857-1935), American biologist, foreign corresponding member of USSR Academy of Sciences (1925; foreign corresponding member of RAS since 1923). Proceedings of vertebrate paleontology and the history of evolutionary theory. Offered (1931) close to the concept of evolution of Neo-Lamarckism t. n. aristogenez.
G. Osborne was a student of the largest American paleontologist E. Kopa, together with U. Matthew and I. Gregory he founded the modern school of vertebrate paleontology U.S.. It is known that T. Osborne was a highly educated scholar, whose interests go well beyond paleontology. It was he one of the first praised just arisen at the beginning of XX century. genetics, she prophetically predicted a bright future. Osborn successfully applied and developed the concept in. O. Kovalevsky of the irradiation of animal groups, formulating his law of adaptive radiation. Osborne worked, using the vast materials collected by two generations of American paleontologists, and has published hundreds of property research, mainly on mammalian paleontology. Many of his works devoted to the theory of paleontology.


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