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Hierarchy Group is on Science!

A review of the book “Evolutionary Theory A Hierarchical Perspective” by Niles Eldredge, Telmo Pievani, Emanuele Serrelli, and Ilya Tëmkin has been published on the last issue of Science!   Leveling up, by Bengt Autzen

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Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective

                                          22-23 September 2016 – Washington, DC INTERNATIONAL MEETING Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective   The natural world is hierarchically structured, with smaller units forming the parts of progressively larger systems: molecules comprise cells, cells… Read more

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Program of the general meeting “Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective”

September 22 (Thursday) Book launch at NAS   Venue: National Academy of Sciences (building located at 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. Expected attendees: about 80-100)   Total time: approximately 2.5 hours (2.30 pm to 5.00 pm)   Detailed schedule:  2.30 – 2.40 pm: Introduction by Telmo Pievani (Dept. of Biology, University of Padua; book… Read more

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“Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective” will be published soon

Next September the multi-authored book Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective, edited by Niles Eldredge, Telmo Pievani, Emanuele Serrelli and Ilya Tëmkin will be published by The University of Chicago Press. Here a presentation of the project: http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/E/bo25468890.html 

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Provisional program of the general meeting “Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective”

Program of the general meeting “Evolutionary Theory: A Hierarchical Perspective”   September 22 (Thursday) Book launch at NAS   Venue: National Academy of Sciences (building located at 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC. Expected attendees: about 80-100)   Total time: approximately 2.5 hours (2.30 pm to 5.00 pm)   Detailed schedule (tentative): 2.30 – 2.40… Read more

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Looking forward to the Hierarchy Group International meeting (US, September 2016)

In this final meeting of the Templeton project, the Hierarchy Group aims to present the achieved results, to discuss the hierarchical perspective with experts and scholars from all over the world and to establish further research fields in evolutionary biology   (more details about the meeting will be given soon)

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The Hierarchy Group Presentation

The last few decades have witnessed tremendous advances in different specialized fields of biology, from elucidating the molecular basis of development, to human genome sequencing, to inferring the structure of the global tree of life. This great advancement of the research has also revealed serious theoretical weaknesses in the evolutionary research programme and the need… Read more

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