The origin of species : by means of natural selection, or, The preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life / by Charles Darwin Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882

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Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882
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Science Digest
Subjects
Evolution; evolution (biology); Natural selection
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Adult; General; Academic
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In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. The present edition provides a detailed discussion of his theories and adds an account of the responses of readers to the book on first publication. These cast light on recent controversies, such as questions of design and descent. - ;'can we doubt ... that individuals having any advantage, however slight, over others, would have the best chance of surviving and of procreating their kind?'. In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Wes.
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