Why Evolution Is the Organizing Principle for Biology

Zimmerman, Michael
May 2009
Phi Kappa Phi Forum;Spring2009, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p4
Academic Journal
The article provides an explanation on why the theory of evolution formulated by scientist Charles Darwin is considered as the organizing principle for biology. It notes that Darwin's reasoning on the theory of natural selection is being adopted by biologists. It also cites the statement of population geneticist Theodosius Dobzhansky claiming that biology is intellectually the most satisfying and inspiring science. Moreover, it examines whether evolution is a fact or a theory. Lastly, it explores the theory of evolution on religious perspectives.


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