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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin. No cover available. Download; Bibrec Download This eBook. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection by Charles Darwin. No cover available. Download; Bibrec Download This eBook. These facts seemed to me to throw some light on the origin of species--that mystery of mysteries, as it has been called by one of our greatest philosophers.
Screenshots Developer Description Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species published 24 November is a seminal work in scientific literature and a landmark work in evolutionary biology. It introduced the theory that populations evolve over the course of generations through a process of natural selection. Darwin's book was the culmination of evidence he had accumulated on the voyage of the Beagle in the s and expanded through continuing investigations and experiments after his return. This version has considerable changes to account for commentary on editions running up to this, including a glossary of terms used throughout. The book is readable even for the non-specialist and attracted widespread interest on publication. The book was controversial because it contradicted religious beliefs that underlay the then current theories of biology, and it generated much discussion on scientific, philosophical, and religious grounds. The scientific theory of evolution has itself evolved since Darwin's contributions, but natural selection remains the most widely accepted scientific model of speciation.
Membership requires a valid email address. This work was famed naturalist, Charles Darwin's first mature and persuasive work to explain how species change through the development and process of natural selection.
The three 3 objectives of this work are to first consider whether man, like every other species, is a descendant from a pre-existing form. Second, the manne The publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species in ignited a public storm he neither wanted nor enjoyed.
Having offered his book as a contribution t The text of the present volume shows without further comment the nature of Darwin's labors and their results on his momentous voyage.
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The "Origin" Then and Now is a unique guide to Darwin's masterwork, making it accessible to a much wider audience by deconstructing and reorganizing the Origin in a way that allows for a clear explanation of its key concepts.
The Origin is examined within the historical context in which it was written, and modern examples are used to reveal how this work remains a relevant and living document for today.
In this eye-opening and accessible guide, David Reznick shows how many peculiarities of the Origin can be explained by the state of science in , helping readers to grasp the true scope of Darwin's departure from the mainstream thinking of his day.
He reconciles Darwin's concept of species with our current concept, which has advanced in important ways since Darwin first wrote the Origin, and he demonstrates why Darwin's theory unifies the biological sciences under a single conceptual framework much as Newton did for physics.
Drawing liberally from the facsimile of the first edition of the Origin, Reznick enables readers to follow along as Darwin develops his ideas. The "Origin" Then and Now is an indispensable primer for anyone seeking to understand Darwin's Origin of Species and the ways it has shaped the modern study of evolution. David N. Reznick is professor of biology at the University of California, Riverside.
His account is a welcome tool for those who'd like to hear evolution from Darwin himself but find the master impenetrable. Within this growing corpus of 'guides' and 'companions,' this new book by Reznick Univ.
Major post-Darwinian concepts are discussed as needed to explain the modem repercussions of the Origin. Within two decades there was widespread scientific agreement that evolution, with a branching pattern of common descent, had occurred, but scientists were slow to give natural selection the significance that Darwin thought appropriate.
During "the eclipse of Darwinism" from the s to the s, various other mechanisms of evolution were given more credit. With the development of the modern evolutionary synthesis in the s and s, Darwin's concept of evolutionary adaptation through natural selection became central to modern evolutionary theory, and it has now become the unifying concept of the life sciences.
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