The Autobiographies of Charles Darwin (1809-82) provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind of one of the world s intellectual giants. They begin with engaging memories of his childhood and youth and of his burgeoning scientific curiosity and love of the natural world, which led to him joining the expedition on the Beagle. Darwin follows this with survey of his career and ends with a reckoning of his life s work. Interspersed with these recollections are fascinating portraits - from his devoted wife Emma and his talented father, both bullying and kind, to the leading figures of the Victorian scientific world he counted among his friends, including Lyell and Huxley. Honest and illuminating, these memoirs reveal a man who was isolated by his controversial beliefs and whose towering achievements were attained by a life-long passion for the discoveries of science.
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An autobiographical fragment
1876 May 31 Recollections of the Development of my Mind and Character
from Dec 27 1831 to Oct 2 1836
From my return to England Oct 2 1836 to my marriage Jan 29 1839
From my marriage Jan 29 1839 and residence in Upper Gower St to our leaving London and settling at Down Sep 14 1842
Residence at Down from Sep 14 1842 to the present time 1876
My Several Publications
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Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D.
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