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Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology and Professor of Geology at Harvard University. He published over twenty books, including The Book of Life, Ever Since Darwin, The Flamingo's Smile, and Hen's Teeth and Horse's Toes. Stephen received the National Book and National Book Critics Circle Awards, and a MacArthur Fellowship.

Personality Profile For Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould

The following is a personality profile of Stephen Jay Gould based on his work.

Stephen Jay Gould is shrewd and skeptical.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Stephen Jay Gould is also imaginative: he has a wild imagination.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.

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