Foundation Of The Origin Of Species
Two Essays Written In 1842 And 1844 By Charles Darwin
From 1842 and 1844, these two essays were the first articulations of Darwin's 1859 theory of evolution.
|Titel:||Foundation Of The Origin Of Species|
|Uitgever:||Cambridge University Press|
|Afmetingen:||232 x 154 x 22|
Introduction; Essay of 1842; Part I: 1. On variation under domestication, and on the principles of selection; 2. On variation in a state of nature and on the natural means of selection; 3. On variations in instincts and other mental attributes; Part II: 4. On the evidence from geology; 5. On the evidence from geology; 6. Geographical distribution; 7. Affinities and classification; 8. Unity of type in the great classes; 9. Abortive organs; Essay of 1844; Part I: 1. On the variation of of organic beings under domestication, and on the principles of selection; 2. On the variation of organic beings in a wild state, on the natural means of selection, and on the comparison of domestic races and true species; 3. On the variation of instincts and other mental attributes under domestication and in a state of nature, on the difficulties in this subject, and on analogous difficulties with respect to corporeal structures; Part II. On the Evidence Favourable and Opposed to the View that Species are Naturally Formed Races, Descended from Common Stocks: 4. On the number of intermediate forms required on the theory of common descent, and on their absence in a fossil state; 5. Gradual appearance and disappearance of species; 6. On the geographical distribution of organic beings in past and present time; 7. On the nature of the affinities and classification of organic beings; 8. Unity of type in the great classes, and morphological structure; 9. Abortive or rudimentary organs; 10. Recapitulation and conclusion; Index.
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