Richard Swan Lull (1867-1957)

"The great heart of nature beats, its throbbing stimulates the pulse of life, and not until that heart is stilled forever will the rhythmic tide of evolution cease to flow." (1917)

Vertebrate paleontologist at Yale, notable as a link between Osborn and Simpson. Specialized in fossil reptiles. Successful textbook author. Said by Simpson not to have taken a firm stand on evolutionary theory.


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