As I asked in a previous post: Why is Alfred Russel Wallace today a comparatively little known figure next to Darwin?
Despite the notoriety of Wallace in his own day, he remains a comparatively obscure figure in the history of biology.
Boodin’s view that science and metaphysics could mutually inform one another was full of promise.
Bertalanffy’s systems-based approach continued under George Klir, and is carried on today by Dr. Richard Sternberg, who studied under Klir.
Mayr worked tirelessly to establish a synthesis bearing the unmistakable stamp of positivism.