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The historic development of the evolutionary idea

by Branislav Petronijević

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Published by Government Printing Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Branislav Petronievics
    SeriesPublication -- 2687, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 2687.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 325-334 ;
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25390337M
    OCLC/WorldCa78740480

    In his book, Darwin defined evolution as "descent with modification," the idea that species change over time, give rise to new species, and share a common also proposed a mechanism for evolution – natural selection – which he defined as the "principle by which each slight variation [of a trait], if useful, is preserved". History of the Theory of Evolution Evolution implies a change in one or more characteristics in a population of organisms over a period of time. The concept of evolution is as ancient as Greek writings, where philosophers speculated that all living things are related to one another, although remotely.

      All three men are important in the development of evolution by natural selection as an idea. Darwin is the most famous because of his grand work, Origin of Species, which contributed not just to evolutionary theory but also to the communication of science both then and now. But Wallace and Lamarck should not be forgotten; both have their place. He is the author of Species: A History of the Idea (), and Defining Species (), co-author of The Nature of Classification (), and edited Intelligent Design and Religion as a Natural Phenomenon (). He has published on species, the evolution of religion, cognition, and the history and philosophy of Author: John S. Wilkins.

    A century ago Darwin and Wallace explained how evolution could have happened in terms of processes known to take place today. This book describes how their theory has been confirmed, but at the same time transformed, by recent research.4/5. Late in a work entitled "Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation" was published anonymously in London. This book proposed a theory of Transmutation whereby everything then existing, from the solar system to the Earth and its animal and vegetable life-forms, had an origin explicable in terms of development from earlier forms.


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