TITLE

The Evolution of World Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
MONA, KIRK CARTER
PUB. DATE
January 2016
SOURCE
Legacy (National Association for Interpretation);Jan/Feb2016, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the evolution of knowledge after the evolution of theory of evolution by geologist Charles Darwin. It mentions the need of studying natural history instead of specialized fields like entomology, mycorrhizal ecology and ornithology. It also mentions that the naturalist and natural history provide deep understanding of complexities of planet and universe.
ACCESSION #
112777100

 

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