On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection
Hackett Publishing, 1996 - 356 páginas
In this rich selection from Darwin's most important and relevant works, Glick and Kohn provide the reader with a map of sorts by which to navigate the ins and outs of the development of the theory of natural selection. A concise general introduction lays out Darwin's theory, which is followed up in the chapter introductions. Each chapter ends with an excerpt from Darwin's correspondence, commenting on the work in question, its significance, impact, and reception. In addition, two essential appendices are included - the first three chapters from Malthus, On Population, which gave Darwin the idea for natural selection, and the paper by Wallace that motivated Darwin to abandon the "Big Species Book" and write Origin of Species.
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
No encontramos ningún comentario en los lugares habituales.
Journal of Researches
A Monograph of the SubClass Cirripedia 1851
The Big Species Book
Abstract of Darwins Theory Sent to Asa Gray
Variation of Plants and Animals Under
Otras ediciones - Ver todas
according action adapted advantage ages America amount animals appear Asa Gray become believe birds body breed called cause chapter character closely common complex consider continued cross Darwin depends descendants distinct domestic doubt effect existence extinct extreme facts favourable female fertile flower forms gemmules genera genus give given greater groups habits Hence hybrids important increase individuals inhabitants inherited insects instance instinct islands kind land less living males manner means mind modified namely natural selection nearly never observed occur offspring organic origin parent perfect perhaps period plants pollen population present principle probably produced races reason relation remarkable respect result seeds seems seen separate sexes sexual species sterile structure struggle successive suppose tend theory tion trees unit variation varieties vary whole