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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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New Horizons in the Study of Language and Mind

Noam Chomsky - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 230 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 of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation" (cited in Gould 1982: 45)....
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Biolinguistics: Exploring the Biology of Language

Lyle Jenkins - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000
...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 of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation" (cited in Gould, 1980:49-50)....
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The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Social Function and the Origins of ...

Chris Knight, Michael Studdert-Kennedy - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 426 pages
...of true Darwinism, Darwin (1859/1968: 69) closed the introduction to his Origin of Species by saying 'I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification'. There are alternatives. The fundamental properties of all physical systems surely play some role in...
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Idealization X: The Richness of Idealization, Volume 10

Izabella Nowakowa, Leszek Nowak - Business & Economics - 2000 - 519 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 exhaustis'e means of modification' ‘lists has been of no avail Great is the power of steady misrepresentation...
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Evolution in an Anthropological View

C. Loring Brace - Science - 2000 - 407 pages
...Evolution' (1963) At the end of the Introduction to his Origin of Species, Charles Darwin had written "I am convinced that Natural Selection has been the main but not exclusive means of modification" (1859:6). Those words remained through all six editions of his book,...
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Dreaming Souls: Sleep, Dreams, and the Evolution of the Conscious Mind

Owen J. Flanagan - Philosophy - 2000 - 210 pages
...The Origin of the Species, published in 1859, he wrote these words at the close of the Introduction: “I am convinced that natural selection has been...main but not the exclusive means of modification” Darwin repeated these words in the last (1872) edition, expressing the hope that this self-quotation...
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Cosmic Evolution: The Rise of Complexity in Nature

Eric J. Chaisson - Science - 2002 - 274 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 exclusive means of modification.' This has been of no avail. Great is the power of steady misrepresentation.”...
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The Evolutionists: The Struggle for Darwin's Soul

Richard Morris - Science - 2002 - 272 pages
...Gould cited the often-quoted statement that Darwin had made in the introduction to Origin of Species: "I am convinced that natural selection has been the...main but not the exclusive means of modification." Darwin's theory, Gould implied, had always been pluralistic. Nevertheless, Gould said, a group of evolutionists...
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Beast and Man: The Roots of Human Nature

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2002 - 365 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 misrepresentation.' —words as near to downright...
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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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