Darwinism 100 Years Ago

  title={Darwinism 100 Years Ago},
  author={H. Gadow},
  • H. Gadow
  • Published 1 November 1913
  • History
  • Nature
WHO was the first to propound clearly the idea of sexual selection as an important factor in evolution? “Darwin, of course,” is the usual answer, even of those who, sneering at this great man, delight in pointing out that it was not he who first promulgated the improving effects of selection, and that all he himself did introduce was the subsection of sexual selection; according to them a baseless idea.