On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life

  title={On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life},
  author={Alfred W. Bennett},
  journal={The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review},
  pages={367 - 404}
  • A. Bennett
  • Published 1 April 1860
  • Education
  • The British and Foreign Medico-Chirurgical Review
FEW are the writers, scientific or otherwise, who ca afford, in every successive edition of their works, to place side by side the passages which they have seen reason to alter, from a change of view or any other cause. And yet to this point we find especial attention called in each succeeding edition of Mr. Darwin's “Origin of Species.” And herein lies the true humility of the man of science. Science is often charged with being arrogant. But the true student of Nature cannot be otherwise than… 

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