DARWIN, Charles Robert (1809-82)

Holland, Alan
June 2006
Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy;2006, Vol. 2, p785
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An encyclopedia entry for naturalist Charles Robert Darwin is presented. Educational attainment of Darwin is discussed. In 1859, he published the book "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection." Aside from the natural selection, he cited the role of sexual selection in determining the character of succeeding generations.


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