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On the Origin of Species.

Author: Charles Darwin
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, UK, 2008.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. The present edition provides a detailed discussion of his theories and adds an account of the responses of readers to the book on first publication. These cast light on recent controversies, such as questions of design and descent. - ;'can we doubt ... that individuals having any advantage, however slight,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin
ISBN: 9780191568824 0191568821
OCLC Number: 609831255
Description: 1 online resource (433 pages).
Contents: Contents; Introduction; Postscript; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Charles Darwin; ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES; Appendix 1: Register of Writers; Appendix 2: Glossary of Scientific Terms; Index.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.

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In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. The present edition provides a detailed discussion of his theories and adds an account of the responses of readers to the book on first publication. These cast light on recent controversies, such as questions of design and descent. - ;'can we doubt ... that individuals having any advantage, however slight, over others, would have the best chance of surviving and of procreating their kind?'. In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Wes.

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