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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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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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Chomsky on Democracy & 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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Cosmology, Atomic Theory, Evolution: Classic Readings in the Literature of ...

William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - Science - 2003 - 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 ...

William Cecil Dampier Dampier, Margaret Dampier - Science - 2003 - 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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On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - History - 2003 - 672 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 —...
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The Evolution Debate, 1813-1870: On the Origin of Species

Charles Darwin, David M. Knight - Science - 2003 - 502 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 TJNDKR DOMESTICATION. Causes of Variability—Effects...
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Adam, Eve, and the Genome: The Human Genome Project and Theology

Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite - Religion - 200 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.^ Darwin made clear that, faced with this vast and dizzying array of...
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Frontiers of Evolutionary Computation

Anil Menon - Business & Economics - 2004 - 271 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 misinterpretation?' Therefore evolutionary...
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