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" He was more cautious in publication, for in the first edition of the Origin of Species, which appeared in the same year, he said: "I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main, but not the 'exclusive, means of modification. "
From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 236
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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Brute Science: Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation

Hugh LaFollette, Niall Shanks - Philosophy - 1996 - 286 pages
...placed in a most conspicuous position - namely, at the close of the introduction - the following words: "I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification." This has been to no avail. Great is the power of misrepresentation ([1859] 1972: 115). Some Darwinists...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification. THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE Before entering on the subject of this...
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Darwinian Evolution

Antony Flew - Social Science - 149 pages
...same manner as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species ... I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification' (ibid., p. 69). And, although he built up a mighty case for this sweeping...
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The Origins of Human Potential: Evolution, Development, and Psychology

Ken Richardson - Psychology - 1998 - 217 pages
...in a most conspicuous position — namely at the close of the Introduction — the following words: ‘I am convinced that natural selection has been...main, but not the exclusive means of modification'. This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation. (Quoted by Bocchi 1991:...
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The Origins of Human Potential: Evolution, Development, and Psychology

Ken Richardson - Psychology - 1998 - 217 pages
...in a most conspicuous position — namely at the close of the Introduction — the following words: ‘I am convinced that natural selection has been...main, but not the exclusive means of modification'. This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation. (Quoted by Bocchi 1991:...
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Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science

Working Group on Teaching Evolution, Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Academy of Sciences - Education - 1998 - 150 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. London. 1859....
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The European origins of scientific ecology (1800-1901)

Pascal Acot - Ecology - 1998 - 932 pages
...edition of The Ongin of Species, Darwin accepted the direct influence of environment on living beings: “...I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means ofmodification.”¿ He never ceased repeating this: “In my opinion the greatest...
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Darwinism's Struggle for Survival: Heredity and the Hypothesis of Natural ...

Jean Gayon - Philosophy - 1998 - 516 pages
...This thesis is set out in the Introduction to the first edition of the Origin of Species (1859, p. 6): 'I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification.' All subsequent editions use this same formulation. In The Variation...
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Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science

Working Group on Teaching Evolution, Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Academy of Sciences - Education - 1998 - 150 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. London. 1859....
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Fiction - 1997 - 393 pages
...as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species. Furthermore, I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification. CHAPTER I Variation under Domestication Causes of variability —Effects...
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