NILES ELDREDGE is a paleontologist; curator in the Department of Invertebrates
at The American Museum of Natural History, in New York; author of Time
Frames: The Rethinking of Darwinian Evolution and the Theory of Punctuated
Equilibria and Unfinished Synthesis, The Miner's Canary,
Fossils, Reinventing Darwin, and Dominion.
reading on Edge: "A
Battle of Words", Chapter 6 in The Third Culture