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Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England, on 12 February 1809. His father was a wealthy doctor, and his family prominent in intellectual circles. In terms of religion, there were both...

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In addition to the origin of species, Charles Darwin was also interested in the origin of language. Darwin noted how many animals communicate with each other through the use and imitation of...

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In many ways, Darwin's theory of evolution can be seen as the capstone of the "Enlightenment" conception of human beings. It can serve as the capstone because of the way in which the theory was...

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Darwin's chief influence was on Naturalism, a form of realism that emerged in the late nineteenth century and was championed by writers such as Thomas Hardy, who saw humankind not as the crown of...

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An article and news clip published by ABC News defines one very specific gap which exists in Charles Darwin's Theory of Natural Selection and Evolution. According to the article, Darwin himself...

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After intensive observations and study, English naturalist and biologist Charles Darwin argued that environmental pressures, such as changes in climate, the presence of predators, and competition...

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I think that any discussion of the ethical implications of Darwin is going to be complex and something in which there is something for all sides. Darwin deliberately left alone the discussion of...

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Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin is easily one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century because of his contributions to the science of biology. Darwin lived in England into a fairly affluent family....

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Darwin's main concepts are about Natural Selection, adaptation, and fitness. What's great about Darwin's ideas is that they all interact and fit together in a unifying explanation for how species...

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Darwin changed with the times at a period in history where industrialism was beginning to revolutionize society, and science had completely changed its perspective. Along with Darwin's...

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Charles Darwin was born into a wealthy family in England, February 12th, 1809 at his family home. His father, Robert Darwin, was a wealthy doctor and financier. Robert had Charles baptized in the...

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Punctuated equilibrium is the idea that evolutionary changes can happen in fits and starts, rather than slowly and continuously. The notion of "punctuated" can be thought of as a kind of metaphor,...

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One of Darwin's most contraversial and contested conclusions is that by sexual selection through evolution, male humans are superior to female humans. We may also infer from the law of the...

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Besides the results of Darwin's studies, his methods also are a great contribution to scientific history. First, his field work in the Galapagos Island and the journals with illustrations he kept...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2012, 7:50 pm (UTC)

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Do you mean Darwin's letters to fellow geologist John Phillips? These are stored in the geological collections of Oxford University Museum, but, thankfully, they have all been transcribed and are...

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It is likely that Charles Darwin was interested in the natural world from early childhood. Charles Darwin grew up in a small town, Shrewsbury, in rural England and enjoyed walking through the...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2018, 4:12 am (UTC)

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There are several ways scientists might seek to discover how the two species are related. The main focus of scientific research would be to ask questions in order to form and test hypotheses. The...

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Darwin said that all creatures produced more offspring than were capable of being supported by their environment. So he reasoned that the ones that did manage to survive must have some...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2012, 3:50 pm (UTC)

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