Re: Reply to Phil Nicholls.

WIlliam C. Wilson (
4 Jan 1995 05:04:18 GMT

> [deletions]
> > S.J. Gould proposed his radical new
> > theory on punctuated equalibrium in a peer-reviewed science journal.
> Are you sure about this? My understanding is that the original proposal
> made for punctuated equilibrium was in a book chapter (reference given
> below) rather than a journal article.

> > [more deletions]

Does it really matter? It seems to me that the real point is that
these ideas (and other revolutionary ones now accepted) were all
presented and argued in the peer reviewed journals and that thru
this process they have gain the acceptance they have. This has not
been done by the AAH to my knowledge.

William C. Wilson