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Commemoration of the centennial of the publication of the Origin of species

American Philosophical Society.

Commemoration of the centennial of the publication of the Origin of species

by Charles Darwin

by American Philosophical Society.

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Published in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882.,
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882.,
  • Evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[held at the] annual meeting, April 1959.
    SeriesProceedings -- v. 103, no. 2, April 23, 1959.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159-319 p.
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14059803M

    On the Origin of Species is a long work, but Darwin, in the book’s introduction, describes it as an “abstract.” He had been working on a longer book, but decided to publish his core thoughts. Darwin's Origin of Species Charles Darwin wrote Origin of Species to offer his theory as a rational alternative to the special and independent acts of creation of each species. Darwin wanted his book to show how new species can evolve over long periods of time, or over many generations, through natural selection.

      The origin of species Item Preview remove-circle Publication date c Topics Evolution, Natural selection Publisher This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. : The reality is that too few people have actually read "On the Origin of Species." Even the majority of practicing professional biologists have not read the whole thing. I have read this book at least four times. It is insightful, loaded with an overwhelming amount of empirical observation, and astute interpretation of those data. Darwin crafted /5().

    Pages [3] Articles related to the Commemoration of the Centennial of the Publication of the The Origin of Species by Charles Darwin. Cover has minor stain else exceptional copy. Includes: The Crucial Evidence for Human Evolution (Penrose Memorial Lecture), Wilfrid E. Le Gros Clark; The concept of Natural Selection: A Centennial View.   Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species has been voted the most influential academic book ever written, hailed as “the supreme demonstration of why academic books matter” and “a book.


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