[Excerpt from "Human Understanding, Volume 1: General Introduction and Part I"]
In this excerpt, Toulmin provided some of the intellectual context in which Avery, MacLeod, and McCarty's 1944 article
was published, and therefore some reasoning as to why the three were not bolder with their claims that DNA was genetic material.
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Monograph: Toulmin, Stephen. [Excerpt from "Human Understanding, Volume 1: General Introduction and Part I"]. Human Understanding:
General Introduction and Part I. Princeton University Press, 1972. Pp. 233-234. Excerpt. Monograph. 2 Images.
Princeton University Press
Reproduced with permission of Stephen Toulmin.
Medical Subject Headings (MeSH):
DNA as the "Stuff of Genes": The Discovery of the Transforming Principle, 1940-1944
After the Discovery: The Transforming Principle's Reception by the Scientific Community