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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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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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Economic Models of Material-Product Chains for Environmental Policy Analysis

P.P. Kandelaars - Business & Economics - 1999 - 219 pages
...should be noted that evolutionary biology is broader than Darwinian evolution. Darwin has already stated that ‘natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification' (Gould, 1997). This short introduction to ecology and evolution may help the reader to understand and...
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Evolution

Colin Patterson - Science - 1999 - 166 pages
...metaphysical research programme? Darwin ended his Introduction to The Origin of Species with the words 'I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification' (in the Fifth Edition (1869) he altered this to ' ... has been the...
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The Philosophy of Ecology: From Science to Synthesis

David R. Keller, Frank B. Golley - Science - 2000 - 366 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...main, but not the exclusive means of modification.' This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misinterpretation.” Romanes, whose once famous...
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Religion and Scientific Naturalism: Overcoming the Conflicts

David Ray Griffin - Religion - 2000 - 345 pages
...this source of change, saying at the close of the introduction to the first edition of the Origin: “I am convinced that natural selection has been...main but not the exclusive means of modification.” And, far from this being an early idea that Darwin rejected on the basis of further study, it became...
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語言與心智硏究新視野

Noam Chomsky - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 230 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 of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation" (cited in Gould 1982: 45)....
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Biolinguistics: Exploring the Biology of Language

Lyle Jenkins - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 264 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 of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation" (cited in Gould, 1980:49-50)....
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The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Social Function and the Origins of ...

Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy, James R. Hurford - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 426 pages
...of true Darwinism, Darwin (1859/1968: 69) closed the introduction to his Origin of Species by saying 'I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification'. There are alternatives. The fundamental properties of all physical systems surely play some role in...
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Idealization X: The Richness of Idealization, Volume 10

Izabella Nowakowa, Leszek Nowak - Business & Economics - 2000 - 519 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 exhaustis'e means of modification' ‘lists has been of no avail Great is the power of steady misrepresentation...
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Evolution in an Anthropological View

C. Loring Brace - Science - 2000 - 407 pages
...Evolution' (1963) At the end of the Introduction to his Origin of Species, Charles Darwin had written "I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification" (1859:6). Those words remained through all six editions of his book,...
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