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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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Chomsky on Democracy and Education

Noam Chomsky, Carlos Peregrín Otero - 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
...lost on subsequent Darwinists. Not every trait is “adaptive,” nor is every trait “selected.” “I am convinced that natural selection has been...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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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - Science - 1924 - 275 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 IV. NATURAL SELECTION; OR THE SuRvIvAL OF THE FIrrasT. How...
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Francis Galton: Pioneer of Heredity and Biometry

M. G. Bulmer - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 357 pages
...acquire that perfection of structure and coadaptation which most justly excites our admiration.... I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification. Darwin, The Origin of Species Galton was not a naturalist, but he...
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Thinking about Biology

Stephen Webster - Science - 2003 - 235 pages
...end of the introduction of The Origin of Species, referring to the evolution of life, Darwin wrote: 'I am convinced that natural selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification.' It is a thought-provoking statement, and a prescient one too. For...
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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

Sir William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - Science - 1924 - 275 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 exdusive, means of modification. Chapter IV. NATURAL SELECTION; OR THE SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST. How...
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