A comparative analysis of the Darwin-Wallace papers and the development of the concept of natural selection

@article{Kutschera2003ACA,
  title={A comparative analysis of the Darwin-Wallace papers and the development of the concept of natural selection},
  author={U. Kutschera},
  journal={Theory in Biosciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={122},
  pages={343-359}
}
  • U. Kutschera
  • Published 2003
  • Computer Science
  • Theory in Biosciences
  • SummaryThe classical theory of descent with modification by means of natural selection had no mother, but did have two English fathers, Charles Darwin (1809–1882) and Alfred Russel Wallace (1823–1913). In 1858, the Linnean Society of London published two contributions of these naturalists and acknowledged both authors as the proponents of a novel hypothesis on the driving force of organismic evolution. In the present report the most important sections of the Darwin-Wallace papers are summarized… CONTINUE READING

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