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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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Dreaming Souls: Sleep, Dreams, and the Evolution of the Conscious Mind

Owen J. Flanagan - Philosophy - 2000 - 210 pages
...The Origin of the Species, published in 1859, he wrote these words at the close of the Introduction: “I am convinced that natural selection has been...main but not the exclusive means of modification” Darwin repeated these words in the last (1872) edition, expressing the hope that this self-quotation...
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The Evolutionists: The Struggle for Darwin's Soul

Richard Morris - Science - 2002 - 272 pages
Portrays ongoing controversies in the field of evolutionary biology, exploring fundamental questions about the origins of life and the theories of such top thinkers as Stephen ...
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Beast and Man: The Roots of Human Nature

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2002 - 365 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 misrepresentation.' —words as near to downright...
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Chomsky on Democracy and Education

Noam Chomsky - Education - 2003 - 480 pages
...contemporary popular versions of so-called neo-Darwinism. Darwin repeatedly emphasized his conviction “that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification,” taking explicit note of a range of possibilities, including non-adaptive modifications and unselected...
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Chomsky on Democracy and Education

Noam Chomsky - Education - 2003 - 480 pages
...contemporary popular versions of so-called neo-Darwinism. Darwin repeatedly emphasized his conviction “that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification,” taking explicit note of a range of possibilities, including non-adaptive modifications and unselected...
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On Nature and Language

Noam Chomsky - Language and languages - 2002 - 206 pages
...contemporary popular versions of so-called "neo-Darwinism." Darwin repeatedly emphasized his conviction "that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification," taking explicit note of a range of possibilities, including non-adaptive modifications and unselected...
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Knowledge and Competitive Advantage: The Coevolution of Firms, Technology ...

Johann Peter Murmann - Business & Economics - 2003 - 294 pages
...analysis requires at ‘¿ Darwin (1859) ended the introduction to On the Origin of Species with the line, “I am convinced that Natural Selection has been...main but not the exclusive means of modification” (1964 facsimile, p. 6). Later in the book he identified migration (p. 8,) and sexual selection (competition...
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The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular Culture

Roger N. Lancaster - History - 2003 - 442 pages
...subsequent Darwinists. Not every trait is “adaptive,” nor is every trait “selected.” “lam convinced that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification.” Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or, The Preservation of Favored...
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The Myths We Live by

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2004 - 192 pages
...placed in a most conspicuous position - namely at the close of the Introduction the following words: '/ 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.^ THE SLEEP OF REASON PRODUCES...
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The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular Culture

Roger N. Lancaster - History - 2003 - 442 pages
...subsequent Darwinists. Not every trait is “adaptive,” nor is every trait “selected.” “lam convinced that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification.” Charles Darwin, The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or, The Preservation of Favored...
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