What is Asa Gray?

  • (noun): United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888).
    Synonyms: Gray

Asa Gray

Asa Gray (November 18, 1810 – January 30, 1888) is considered the most important American botanist of the 19th century.

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Isaac Sprague - Selected Illustrations
... 1842 Botanical Text-book by Asa Gray 1856 Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray, ed ... Florae Americae Boreali-Orientalis by Asa Gray 1855-1860 Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a ...
Asa Gray House
... The Asa Gray House is a historic house located at 88 Garden Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts ... Harvard Botanic Garden, and has been the residence of ornithologist Thomas Nuttall and botanist Asa Gray ...
A. Hunter Dupree - Published Works
... • 'Thomas Nuttall’s Controversy With Asa Gray', Rhodora, Vol ... • Asa Gray, 1810-1888 (1959, 1968, 1988) • Darwiniana essays and reviews pertaining to Darwinism by Asa Gray edited A ...
On The Origin Of Species - Reception - Religious Attitudes
... In America, Asa Gray argued that evolution is the secondary effect, or modus operandi, of the first cause, design, and published a pamphlet defending the book in terms of theistic evolution, Natural ... defined narrowly as including rejection of design, was atheism though he accepted that Asa Gray did not reject design ... Asa Gray responded that this charge misrepresented Darwin's text ...

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