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  The Origin of Species Encyclopedia Article @ NaturalResearch.org (Natural Research)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
First published on November 24, 1859, The Origin of Species (full title On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life) by English naturalist Charles Darwin is one of the pivotal works in scientific history, and arguably the pre-eminent work in biology.
Discoveries showing the extinction of species were explained by catastrophism, the belief that animals and plants were periodically annihilated as a result of natural catastrophes and that their places were taken by new species created ex nihilo (out of nothing).
Darwin was well aware of the implication the theory had for the origin of humanity and the real danger to his career and reputation as an eminent geologist of being convicted of blasphemy.
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The Origin of Species is one of the most controversial books of the 19th century.
The full title of the book is On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
It is felt by some that Wallace deserves as much credit as Darwin for the theory of natural selection, and that he has been rather unfairly marginalised from the history of its development.
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First published in 1859, The Origin of Species (full title On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life) by British naturalist Charles Darwin is one of the pivotal works in scientific history, and arguably the pre-eminent work in biology.
This explanation agreed with the story of the Flood in the Bible, and with the observation that in the fossil record, species remained constant until replaced by others, and was supported by the English scientific establishment which was dominated by the Church of England.
Darwin, Charles (1859) On the Origin of Species.
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 Origin Of Species
Origin of Species is the abbreviated, more commonly-known title for Charles Darwin's classic, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
Suppose a member of a species were to develop a functional advantage (a reptile grew wings and learned to fly: an obvious advantage his earth-bound relatives couldn't enjoy); its offspring would inherit that advantage and pass it on to future offspring.
Charles Darwin, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, 1859, p.
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 Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909–14. Origin of Species. Vol. 11. The Harvard Classics
Over fifteen years in the writing, this scientific treatise not only revolutionized every branch of the natural sciences with its theory of evolution, but influenced every literary, philosophical and religious thinker who followed.
An Historical Sketch of the Progress of Opinion on the Origin of Species, Previously to the Publication of the First Edition of This Work
Instincts Comparable with Habits, but Different in Their Origin; Inherited Changes of Habit or Instinct in Domesticated Animals; Special Instincts; Objections to the Theory of Natural Selection as Applied to Instincts: Neuter and Sterile Insects; Summary
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