On the origin of species or, The causes of the phenomena of organic nature. A course of six lectures to working men. by Thomas Henry Huxley

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Published by Appleton in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Evolution (Biology)

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The Physical Object
Pagination150 p.
Number of Pages150
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17765862M

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He is best known for his contributions to the science of evolution and his theory on natural selection, which he published in his book, On the Origin of Species/5(8).

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin Species written in the s presents the theory of natural selection in an attempt to explain the complex relations between animals and plants both existing and extinct. Darwin’s theories are formed based on his voyage on the Beagle expedition, later research and correspondence with experts in various fields/5().

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A voyage to the Southern Hemisphere on the H.M.S. Beagle between and would lay the foundation for The Origin of Species, published in His other works include The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex () and Recollections of My Mind and Character, also titled Autobiography ()/5().

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