On the Origin of Species

Author(s): Charles Darwin; Amit Hagar (Introduction by)

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The Origin of Species Darwin outlined his theory of evolution, which proposed that species had been evolving and differentiating over time under the influence of natural selection. On its publication it became hugely influential, bringing about a seismic shift in the scientific view of humanity's place in the world that is still controversial today. It is both a brilliant work of science and also a clear, vivid and at times even moving, piece of writing that reflects both Darwin's genius and his boundless enthusiasm for the natural world.

With an Afterword by Oliver Francis


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Charles Robert Darwin was an English naturalist and geologist, best known for his contributions to evolutionary theory. He published his theory of evolution with compelling evidence in his 1859 book On the Origin of Species, overcoming scientific rejection of earlier concepts. Darwin's scientific discovery is the unifying theory of the life sciences, explaining the diversity of life on Earth.

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  • : 9781631064265
  • : Quarto Publishing Group USA
  • : Race Point Publishing
  • : October 2017
  • : 191mm X 146mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Charles Darwin; Amit Hagar (Introduction by)
  • : Paperback
  • : 917
  • : English
  • : 576.8
  • : 500