Following Their Instincts

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Science  08 Jul 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5732, pp. 247-248
DOI: 10.1126/science.1112557

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Patterns of Behavior. Konrad Lorenz, Niko Tinbergen, and the Founding of Ethology. By Richard W. Burkhardt Jr.. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2005. 648 pp. $80. ISBN 0-226-08089-7. Paper, $29, £20.50. ISBN 0-226-08090-0.

This history of ethology examines how theory, practice, place, and politics interacted to shape the developing discipline.