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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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Brute Science: Dilemmas of Animal Experimentation

Hugh LaFollette, Niall Shanks - Philosophy - 1996 - 286 pages
...most conspicuous position — namely, at the close of the introduction — the following words: “lam convinced that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification.” This has been to no avail. Great is the power of misrepresentation ([1859] 1972: 115). Some Darwinists...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin, Thomas F. Glick, David Kohn - Reference - 1996 - 356 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. THE STRUGGLE FOR EXISTENCE Before entering on the subject of this...
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Darwinian Evolution

Antony Flew - Social Science - 149 pages
...same manner as the acknowledged varieties of any one species are the descendants of that species ... I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification' (ibid., p. 69). And, although he built up a mighty case for this sweeping...
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The Origins of Human Potential: Evolution, Development, and Psychology

Ken Richardson - Psychology - 1998 - 217 pages
...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 misrepresentation. (Quoted by Bocchi 1991:...
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The Origins of Human Potential: Evolution, Development, and Psychology

Ken Richardson - Psychology - 1998 - 217 pages
...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 misrepresentation. (Quoted by Bocchi 1991:...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Fiction - 1998 - 393 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. CHAPTER I Variation under Domestication Causes of variability —Effects...
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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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