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" And as Natural Selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection. "
The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution ... - Página 445
por Alexander Wilford Hall - 1877 - 512 páginas
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Eschatology

Hans Schwarz - 2000 - 431 páginas
...refrain from pointing toward the future by writing: "And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection." Two words are signifscant in this statement: "progress" and "perfection." Indeed, the discerning eye...
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The Good Life: Alternatives in Ethics

Burton F. Porter - 2001 - 305 páginas
...some confidence to a secure future of great length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection." However, since the nineteenth century when these confident words were penned, we have experienced two...
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Exercises in Constructive Imagination

Ermanno Bencivenga - 2001 - 211 páginas
...confidence in this process. They would agree with Darwin that, "as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection" (The Origin of Species 395), and they are only too eager to see a similar perfection...
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Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos

Roger Lewin - 1999 - 234 páginas
...Steve. "The most famous one comes from near the end: 'And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection.' But historians make a mistake when they try to find utter consistency in the world...
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Herbert Spencer: Critical Assessments, Volumen2

John Offer - 2000 - 1669 páginas
...Species (1859:489), the last sentence of which reads: "And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection." Here, it is important to realize, Darwin is using the language employed by the...
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Evolution and Human Behavior: Darwinian Perspectives on Human Nature

John Cartwright - 2000 - 376 páginas
...the origin of species, at the end of Origin he says: And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection. (Darwin, 1859, p. 459) But progress to large brains was never inevitable. Natural...
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Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin

Robert Faggen - 2001 - 363 páginas
...altruistic, natural selection will produce perfection: "And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection."28 But perfection, here, is only a tendency and at best a fulfillment of a certain potential...
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The Mystery of Reason

Paul Haffner - 2001 - 285 páginas
...some confidence to a secure future of great length. And as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection.'54 Darwin's view of man seems materialist: 'Why is thought, being a secretion of the brain,...
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In a Dark Wood: The Fight Over Forests and the Myths of Nature

535 páginas
...necessary steps, making room for new and better life forms. As "natural selection works solely by and for the good of each ^ being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress to- _ wards perfection," Darwin wrote. "Thus from the war of nature, from IJ7 famine and death, the...
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The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe

Robert J. Richards - 2002 - 587 páginas
...evolution exemplified and, ultimately, produced. For "as natural selection works solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress toward perfection."54 The moral character of nature's actions in regard to her own creations is whispered,...
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