Sir D'Arcy W. Thompson CB FRS FRSE (1860-1948) was a Scottish
biologist, mathematician, and classics scholar. A pioneering
mathematical biologist, he is mainly remembered as the author of ON
GROWTH AND FORM, an influential work of striking originality and
The central theme of ON GROWTH AND FORM is that biologists of
its author's day overemphasized evolution as the fundamental
determinant of the form and structure of living organisms, and
under-emphasized the roles of physical laws and mechanics.
Peter Medawar who was the 1960 Nobel Laureate in Medicine
called ON GROWTH AND FORM "the finest work of literature in all the
annals of science that have been recorded in the English
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