This View of Life: Darwin's Delay

Gould, Stephen Jay
December 1974
Natural History;Dec1974, Vol. 83 Issue 10, p68
Discusses why Charles Darwin took over twenty years to publish his theory on evolution. Thoughts on Malthus' vision of struggle and crowding illustrated in 'Population' which inspired Darwin to outline his own theories; Appreciation by Darwin of the importance of artificial selection practiced by animal breeders.


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