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Darwin and modern science; essays in commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Charles Darwin and of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of the Origin of species.

Author: A C Seward; Cambridge Philosophical Society.; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge, University Press, 1909.
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Genre/Form: History
Festschriften
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Darwin and modern science.
Cambridge, University Press, 1909
(OCoLC)609586498
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A C Seward; Cambridge Philosophical Society.; Cambridge University Press.
OCLC Number: 823393
Notes: "Dates of the publication of Charles Darwin's books and of the principal events of his life": p. [xiii]-xvii.
Description: xvii, 595 pages, 3 plates 2 portrait illustrations
Contents: Introductory letter to the editor from Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. --
Darwin's predecessors, by J. Arthur Thomson. --
The selection theory, by A. Weismann. --
Variation, by Hugo de Vries. --
Heredity and variation in modern lights, by W. Bateson. --
The minute structure of cells in relation to heredity, by E. Strasburger. --
"The descent of man," by G. Schwalbe. --
Charles Darwin as an anthropologist, by E. Haeckel. --
Some primitive theories of the origin of man, by J.G. Frazer. --
The influenceof Darwin on the study of animal embryology, by A. Sedgwick. --
The palaeontological record. I. Animals, by W.B. Scott. --
The palaeontological record. II. Plants, by D.H. Scott. --
The influence of environment on the forms of plants, by G. Klebs. --
Experimental study of the influence of environment on animals, by J. Loeb. --
The value of colour in the struggle for life, by E.B. Poulton. --
Geographical distribution of plants, by Sir W. Thiselton-Dyer. --
Geographical distribution of animals, by H. Gadow. --
Darwin and geology, by J.W. Judd. --
Darwin's work on the movements of plants, by F. Darwin. --
The biology of flowers, by K. Goebel. --
Mental factors in evolution, by C.L. Morgan. --
The influence of the conception of evolution on modern philosophy, by H. Höffding. --
Darwinism and sociology, by C. Bouglé. --
The influence of Darwin upon religious thought, by P.N. Waggett. --
The influence of Darwinism on the study of religions, by J.E. Harrison. --
Evolution and thescience of language, by P. Giles. --
Darwinism and history, by J.B. Bury. --
The genesis of double stars, by Sir G. Darwin. --
The evolution of matter, by W.C.D. Whetham.
Responsibility: Ed. for the Cambridge philosophical society and the syndics ofthe University press, by A.C. Seward ...

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