Richard Goldschmidt

Richard Goldschmidt in his laboratory at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Biology in Berlin-Dahlem (ca. 1930).


Eulogy for Richard Goldschmidt, by C. Stern, M. Alfert, J. A. Jenkins. University of California: In Memoriam, 1959.

Finding Aid for Richard Goldschmidt's Papers at the Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley.


PUBLICATIONS about Richard Goldschmidt

Michael R. Dietrich, "Richard Goldschmidt: Hopeful Monsters and Other "Heresies”," Nature Reviews Genetics 4 (2003), 68-74.

Marsha L. Richmond and Michael R. Dietrich, "Richard Goldschmidt and the Crossing-Over Controversy, " Genetics 161 (2002), 477-482.

Michael R. Dietrich, "Of Moths and Men: Theo Lang and the Persistence of Richard Goldschmidt's Theory of the Genetics of Homosexuality, 1916-1960," History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 22 (2000), 219-247.

Michael R. Dietrich, "The Problem of the Gene," Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de Paris 323 (2000), 1139-1146

Michael R. Dietrich, "From Hopeful Monsters to Homeotic Effects: Richard Goldschmidt's Integration of Development, Evolution, and Genetics," American Zoologist 40 (2000), 28-37.

Michael R. Dietrich, "From Gene to Genetic Hierarchy: Richard Goldschmidt and the Problem of the Gene," The Concept of the Gene in Development and Evolution: Historical and Epistemological Perspectives. Peter Beurton, Raphael Falk, and Hans-Joerg Rheinberger, eds. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), pp. 91-114.

Michael R. Dietrich, "The Richard Benedict Goldschmidt Papers," The Mendel Newsletter, New Series 7 (1998), pp. 13-15.

Michael R. Dietrich, "On the Mutability of Genes and Geneticists: The "Americanization" of Richard Goldschmidt and Victor Jollos," Perspectives on Science 4 (1996), 321-345.

Michael R. Dietrich, "Richard Goldschmidt's "Heresies" and the Evolutionary Synthesis," Journal of the History of Biology, 28 (1995), 431-461.




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