Wilfred Eade Agar
In 1919, he accepted the chair of zoology at the University of Melbourne; his notable projects concerned marsupial chromosomes and inheritance in cattle. He successfully challenged the Lamarckian findings of William McDougall relating to the inheritance of the effects of training in rats.
Agar was the author of the book A Contribution to the Theory of the Living Organism (1943). The book was based on the system of Whitehead's philosophy of the organism and argued for a form panpsychism.
- Experiments on Inheritance in Parthenogenesis (1914)
- Cytology: With Special Reference to the Metazoan Nucleus (1920)
- Science and Human Welfare (1943)
- A Contribution to the Theory of the Living Organism (1943, 1951)
- Tiegs, O. W. (1952). "Wilfred Eade Agar. 1882-1951". Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 8 (21): 2–1. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1952.0001. JSTOR 768796.
- http://www.unimelb.edu.au/150/150people/agar.html Wilfred Eade Agar at the University of Melbourne
- F.H. Drummond, 'Agar, Wilfred Eade (1882–1951)', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 7, MUP, 1979, pp. 16–17
- "Agar, Wilfred Eade (AGR900WE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- ACT Planning and Land Authority. "Street and Suburb Names - Agar Street, Bruce". Retrieved 8 July 2013.
- A Contribution to the Theory of the Living Organism by W. E. Agar. (1953). A. R. Bios. Vol. 24, No. 1. pp. 63-64
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