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Species of Origin

Richard G Landon

Species of Origin

a bibliographial exposition of the works of Charles Darwin at the University of Toronto

by Richard G Landon

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Published by University of Toronto Library in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882,
  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882 -- Bibliography

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCharles Darwin
    StatementRichard G. Landon
    SeriesNotes on collections of the University of Toronto Library -- 2, Notes on collections of the University of Toronto Library -- 2
    ContributionsUniversity of Toronto. Library
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14663762M


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or be too well studied in the book of God's word, or in the book of God's works; divinity or philosophy; but rather let men endeavour an endless progress or proficience in both.' Bacon: Advancement of Learning.

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'Beagle,' as naturalist, I was much struck with certain facts in the distribution of the inhabitants of South America, and in the geological relations of the present to the past inhabitants of that continent.

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Although Darwin is highly critical of natural theologians’ theories about the origin of species, he still implies that a creator breathed life into the first species.

This may seem odd to some readers, considering that Darwin devotes much of his manuscript to refuting natural theologians’ claims that species were independently created.

published On the Origin of Species, which he considered an abstract of a larger future work. During the remainder of his life Charles Darwin continued his research, publishing three additional books on explicitly evolutionary topics, and other books on topics including climbing plants, insect-orchid mutualisms, and earthworms.

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Darwin now worked on an "abstract" trimmed from his Natural Selection manuscript. The publisher John Murray agreed the title as On the Origin of Species through Natural Selection and the book went on sale to the trade on 22 November The stock of 1, copies was oversubscribed, and Darwin, still at Ilkley spa town, began corrections for a second edition.

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