Definition of Theory of punctuated equilibrium

1. Noun. A theory of evolution holding that evolutionary change in the fossil record came in fits and starts rather than in a steady process of slow change.




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Literary usage of Theory of punctuated equilibrium

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1. Clausewitzian Friction & Future War by Barry D. Watts (1996)
"In 1972, Gould and Niles Eldredge put forward a theory of punctuated equilibrium that described the pattern of biological evolution as being one of long ..."

2. Neither Created Nor Evolved: Living Joyously Without a Creator by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"Now, this new theory of punctuated equilibrium appears like a discovery of the hitherto unknown new principle of evolution, which might have been brought ..."

3. Neither Created Nor Evolved: Living Joyously Without a Creator by Walter Prytulak (2001)
"Now, this new theory of punctuated equilibrium appears like a discovery of the hitherto unknown new principle of evolution, which might have been brought ..."

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