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From the Greeks to Darwin: an outline of the development of the evolution idea - Page 235
by Henry Fairfield Osborn - 1905 - 259 pages
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Autobiography and Selected Letters

Charles Darwin - Science - 1958 - 365 pages
...I have read heaps of agricultural and horticultural books, and have never ceased collecting facts. At last gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable. Heaven forfend me...
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Six Days Or Forever?: Tennessee V. John Thomas Scopes

Ray Ginger - History - 1958 - 258 pages
...planned to get Bryan on the witness stand. They said smugly that they had ways. Chapter 8 The Indulgence At last gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable. Charles Darwin to...
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Einstein and the Generations of Science

Lewis Samuel Feuer - History - 1974 - 374 pages
This absorbing intellectual history vividly recreates the unique social, political, and philosophical milieu in which the extraordinary promise of Einstein and scientific ...
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Einstein and the Generations of Science

Lewis Samuel Feuer - History - 1974 - 374 pages
This absorbing intellectual history vividly recreates the unique social, political, and philosophical milieu in which the extraordinary promise of Einstein and scientific ...
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1843-1846

Charles Darwin - Science - 1987 - 523 pages
...collecting facts— At last gleams of light have come, & I am almost convinced (quite contrary to opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing...Heaven forfend me from Lamarck nonsense of a "tendency to progression" "adaptations from the slow willing of animals" &c,—but the conclusions I am led to...
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Revolution in Science

I. Bernard Cohen - History - 1985 - 711 pages
...last gleams of light have come." "I am almost convinced," he said, "(quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is. like confessing a murder) immutable." We may agree with the late Walter Faye Cannon (1961) that it was indeed murder that Darwin was contemplating,...
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Hypochondria: Woeful Imaginings

Susan Baur - Medical - 1989 - 264 pages
...“in a very presumptuous work, and I know no one individual who would not say a very foolish one.... At last gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable.. . . I think I have...
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Teaching a Stone to Talk

Annie Dillard - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 176 pages
...collections. Nine years later he wrote in a letter, "I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable." In 1859 ne published On the Origin of Species, and in 1871 The Descent of Man. It is fashionable now...
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The Structure of Biological Theories

Paul Thompson - Science - 1989 - 148 pages
...early as 1837. In 1844 he wrote to Hooker: “I am almost convinced (quite contrary to the opinion I started with) that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable.” And Darwin fully appreciated the importance of this conceptual change to the acceptability of the view...
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The Botanical Gazette, Volume 55

John Merle Coulter, M.S. Coulter - Botany - 1913
...received the memorable letter confiding to him the germ of the theory of descent. DARWIN wrote thus: "At last gleams of light have come, and I am almost convinced that species are not (it is like confessing a murder) immutable: I think I have found (here's presumption...
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