The Development of Darwin's Origin of Species

  title={The Development of Darwin's Origin of Species},
  author={Jaimie Murdock and Colin Allen and Simon Dedeo},
From 1837, when he returned to England aboard the $\textit{HMS Beagle}$, to 1860, just after publication of $\textit{The Origin of Species}$, Charles Darwin kept detailed notes of each book he read or wanted to read. His notes and manuscripts provide information about decades of individual scientific practice. Previously, we trained topic models on the full texts of each reading, and applied information-theoretic measures to detect that changes in his reading patterns coincided with the… 

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