Cuvier’s Situation in the History of Biology

  • Lynne Huffer Emory College of Arts and Sciences


Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, 1859

Cuvier’s Position in the History of Biology,” trans. Felicity Edholm, Critique of Anthropology 4 (1979)

Martin J. S. Rudwick, Georges Cuvier, Fossil Bones, and Geological Catastrophes: New Translations and Interpretations of the Primary Texts (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997)

Martin J. S. Rudwick, The Meaning of Fossils: Episodes in the History of Palaeontology (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1972)

Michel Foucault, “What Is an Author?,” translated Josué Harari, in Essential Works of Foucault, 1954-1984, Volume 2: Aesthetics, Method, and Epistemology, ed. James D. Faubion (New York: New Press, 1998)

How to Cite
Huffer, L. (2017). Cuvier’s Situation in the History of Biology. Foucault Studies, (22), 208-237.