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THE PRINCIPLE OF UNIFORMITY IN GEOLOGY 166
Twofold character of uniformity 3237
The logical function of the principle of uniformity 3842
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accepted according actualistic admit analogy ancient animal world argument ASA GRAY atheism believed biological BUCKLAND catastrophism catastrophist causes CAYEUX character conception consequently constancy continuous course of nature creation CUVIER cycles DARWIN deemed deism deistic divine doctrine earth effects embryo embryology epoch ERASMUS DARWIN evident existence explain facts forces formation fossil GEOFFROY geological changes geologists globe God's gradual HOOYKAAS human HUTTON HUXLEY hypothesis idea influence intervention kind LAMARCK laws of nature Letters LYELL metaphysical MILLER miracle modern mutations natural selection natural theology operation opinion organic world Origin of Species palaetiological paleontology past periods phenomena physical laws possible present principle of uniformity Principles of Geology progressionists progressive propounded rational reason recognized rejected religious reptiles rigorous uniformitarian rocks saltatory evolution SCHINDEWOLF scientific SEDGWICK sedimentation SIMPSON sudden surface T. H. HUXLEY theology theory things transmutation transmutation of species uniformitarian Vestiges volcanic whereas WHEWELL