Was Aristotle an Evolutionist?

@article{Torrey1937WasAA,
  title={Was Aristotle an Evolutionist?},
  author={Harry Beal Torrey and Frances E. Felin},
  journal={The Quarterly Review of Biology},
  year={1937},
  volume={12},
  pages={1 - 18}
}
A CRITICAL re-examination of this question has been prompted by the large differences of opinion that have been found to exist among the historians and commentators on whom the reading public has been accustomed to rely for its own opinions of Aristotle. His extraordinary influence on the course of western civilization-an influence still very much alive, often conspicuous, in the intellectual life of today-gives his views on any subject peculiar importance. Doubly desirable is it to be clear as… Expand
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