Predicting Evolution

Zeigler, David
June 2008
Skeptic;2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p24
The article explores the concept of evolution in human-level intelligence which was based on the pre-Darwinian view of the scala naturae and the Great Chain of Being. Accordingly, the work of English natural scientist Charles Darwin destroyed any foundation for progressive thinking by showing that evolution works through the process of natural selection which shapes populations to be adaptively successful in their local environments.


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