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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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Missing the Revolution: Darwinism for Social Scientists

Jerome H. Barkow - Social Science - 2005 - 312 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 the...main, but not the exclusive, means of modification." This has been to no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation. (Darwin, 1958, p. 395) Darwin...
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The Infinite Gift: How Children Learn and Unlearn the Languages of the World

Charles Yang - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 289 pages
...biologist is keenly aware of the complex array of forces in evolutionary change; Darwin himself was "convinced that natural selection has been the main but not the exclusive means of modification." Yet natural selection is among the first hypotheses that biologists test out, and that is precisely...
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MIGHT IS RIGHT

Ragnar Redbeard, Anton LaVey - Christianity - 1896 - 7 pages
...qualities - of physical beauty, vigor, bravery, endurance - or vice-versa. "I am convinced (writes Darwin) that natural selection has been the main, but not the exclusive means of modification." The same thought has been gemmed in a more sentimental but equally suggestive setting, by Dryden:—...
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The Discovery of Evolution

David Young - Science - 2007 - 281 pages
...cause of evolutionary change that could produce well adapted species. As to this cause, Darwin wrote: 'I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification.' Accordingly, he plunged straight into a forty-page account of domestic...
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Darwin and the Nature of Species

David N. Stamos - Philosophy - 2012 - 273 pages
...There is, of course, the passage at the very end of the Introduction to the Origin in which Darwin says "I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification" (6). This was a claim that Darwin repeated throughout his correspondence....
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The Discovery of Evolution

David Young - Science - 2007 - 281 pages
...cause of evolutionary change that could produce well adapted species. As to this cause, Darwin wrote: 'I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification.' Accordingly, he plunged straight into a forty-page account of domestic...
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