On the Origin of Species

The Classic Status of The Origin of Species The Origin of Species has special claims on our attention . It is one of the two or three most significant scientific works of all time - one of those works that fundamentally and permanently ...

On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important works of scientific study ever published. This unabridged edition also includes a rich selection of primary source material: substantial selections from Darwin’s other works (Autobiography, notebooks, letters, Voyage of the Beagle, and The Descent of Man) and selections from Darwin’s sources and contemporaries (excerpts from Genesis, Paley, Lamarck, Spencer, Lyell, Malthus, Huxley, and Wallace).

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On the Origin of Species
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Charles Darwin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-03-28 - Publisher: Broadview Press

Charles Darwin’s On The Origin of Species, in which he writes of his theories of evolution by natural selection, is one of the most important works of scientific study ever published. This unabridged edition also includes a rich selection of primary source material: substantial selections from Darwin’s other works (Autobiography,
Christian Perspectives on the Origin of Species
Language: en
Pages: 188
Authors: Paul A. Garner
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-04 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

"Christianity and creationism are often linked to species fixity, but this opinion has not been the only position taken by Christians on the question of the origin of species. This compilation collects Christian writings on species from the seventeenth century through the twentieth century, highlighting the diversity of opinions."--Abstract.
Origin and Evolution of the Gastropod Family Pomatiopsidae, with Emphasis on the Mekong River Triculinae
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: George Davis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-12 - Publisher: Academy of Natural Sciences

Describes an extraordinary endemic radiation of hydrobioid snails in the Mekong River (MR). The monophyletic radiation involving the subfamily Triculinae, 3 tribes, 11 genera, & 92 species, is larger than contemporaneous endemic freshwater gastropod faunas of centers of endemism, such as lakes Tanganyika & Baikal. The study addresses the issue
Systematics and the Origin of Species
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: National Academy of Sciences
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-09-28 - Publisher: National Academies Press

In December 2004, the National Academy of Sciences sponsored a colloquium on "Systematics and the Origin of Species" to celebrate Ernst Mayr's 100th anniversary and to explore current knowledge concerning the origin of species. In 1942, Ernst Mayr, one of the twentieth century's greatest scientists, published Systematics and the Origin
The Origin and Evolution of Mammals
Language: en
Pages: 331
Authors: T. S. Kemp
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Mammals are the dominant large animals of today, occurring in virtually every environment. This book is an account of the remarkable 320 million year long fossil record that documents their origin, their long spell as no more than small, nocturnal creatures, and their explosive radiation since the extinction of the