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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection: The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life (Penguin Classics)

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In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. Arguing for a material, not divine, origin of species, he showed that new species are achieved by 'natural selection'. Development, diversification, decay, extinction and absence of plan are all inherent to his theories. Darwin read prodigiously across many fields; he reflected on his experiences as a traveller, he experimented. His profoundly influential concept of 'natural selection' condenses materials from past and present, from the Galapagos Islands to rural Staffordshire, from English back gardens to colonial encounters. The Origin communicates the enthusiasm of original thinking in an open, descriptive style, and Darwin's emphasis on the value of diversity speaks more strongly now than ever.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140432053
Subtitle:
The Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life
Editor:
Burrow, J. W.
Author:
Darwin, Charles
Author:
Burrow, J. W.
Publisher:
Penguin Classics
Subject:
Evolution
Subject:
Natural selection
Subject:
Evolution (Biology)
Subject:
Origin of species
Subject:
Life Sciences - Evolution
Subject:
General science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
19820826
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
7.82x5.06x.83 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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