Who is Konrad Lorenz?

  • (noun): Austrian zoologist who studied the behavior of birds and emphasized the importance of innate as opposed to learned behaviors (1903-1989).
    Synonyms: Lorenz, Konrad Zacharias Lorenz

Konrad Lorenz

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz ForMemRS (November 7, 1903 – February 27, 1989) was an Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist. He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Karl von Frisch. He is often regarded as one of the founders of modern ethology, developing an approach that began with an earlier generation, including his teacher Oskar Heinroth.

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Konrad Lorenz - Works
... Lorenz's best-known books are King Solomon's Ring and On Aggression, both written for a popular audience ...
Aldea San Antonio - History
... Huck with their 2 sons Jakob (14 years old) and Lorenz Sittner (10 years old). 7) Konrad Sittner (30 years old) and Anna Margarethe Sittner with their son Peter Sittner (7 years old) ... · Georg Philipp Sack (14 years old) · Lorenz Sack (7 years old) ...
Konrad Lorenz Institute For Evolution And Cognition Research - Other Konrad Lorenz Institutions
... Two other institutions in Austria are named after Konrad Lorenz ... Both the Konrad Lorenz Research Station in Grünau and the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Ethology in Vienna, an institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, pursue research in behavioral ...
Konrad Lorenz Institute For Evolution And Cognition Research
... The Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research (KLI) is an international center for advanced studies in theoretical biology ... Altenberg, near Vienna, Austria, in the family mansion of the Nobel Laureate Konrad Lorenz, whose work laid the foundation for an evolutionary approach ...

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    Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.
    Konrad Lorenz (1903–1989)

    ... So damn your food and damn your wines,
    Your twisted loaves and twisting vines,
    Your table d’hôte, your à la carte,
    . . . .
    From now on you can keep the lot.
    Take every single thing you’ve got,
    Your land, your wealth, your men, your dames,
    Your dream of independent power,
    And dear old Konrad Adenauer,
    And stick them up your Eiffel Tower.
    Anthony Jay (b. 1930)