As I asked in a previous post: Why is Alfred Russel Wallace today a comparatively little known figure next to Darwin?
Mayr worked tirelessly to establish a synthesis bearing the unmistakable stamp of positivism.
In order for evolution to have occurred as the orthodox theory describes, the intricate embryonic development stages of species must have evolved.
There are conflicting evidences, a lack of details, opposing hypotheses held with great confidence, and a wide range of explanatory mechanisms that are routinely used as needed.
BIO-Complexity is not the first journal to be founded to advance a controversial case.