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From the Greeks to Darwin: An Outline of the Development of the Evolution Idea
Henry Fairfield Osborn
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Abiogenesis acquired characters action of environment adaptations Anaxagoras Anaximander animals and plants Aristotle Aristotle's Augustine Bacon believed Biology Bonnet Bruno Buffon causes century changes Comparative Anatomy conception Cuvier degeneration Democritus descent direct action doctrine earth Embryology Empedocles Epicurus Erasmus Darwin evidence Evolution idea Evolution theory evolutionists existence explain extinct factor facts favourable finally Fittest fossil Genesis germs Goethe gradual Greek habits Haeckel heredity higher forms Hilaire Huxley hypothesis induction influence inorganic Kant Lamarck later Leibnitz Linnaeus living lower Lucretius lution Maillet matter Maupertuis ment method modern modification mutability of species natural causation natural law natural philosophers natural philosophy Natural Selection naturalists observation Oken opinion organisms Origin of Species passage perfect period Philosophie Zoologique principle produced progress published says scientific similar Special Creation speculation spontaneous structure survival teaching things thought tion transformation Treviranus types variations Vertebrates views writers Zoology Zoonomia