Phylogenetic Systematics: Haeckel to Hennig traces the development of phylogenetic systematics against the foil of idealistic morphology through 100 years of German biology. It starts with the iconic Ernst Haeckel-the German Darwin from Jena-and the evolutionary morphology he developed. It ends with Willi Hennig, the founder of modern phylogenetic
The Evolutionary Turn in Comparative Anatomy. Of Parts and Wholes. The Turn against Haeckel. The Rise of Holism in German Biology. The Rise of German ("Aryan") Biology. Ganzheitsbiologie. The Ideological Instrumentalization of Biology. A New Beginning: From Speciation to Phylogenetics. Grundzuge: The Conceptual Foundations of Phylogenetic Systematics. Epilogue. Literature Cited.