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The Origin

Jan Sapp

in Genesis

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195156195
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790340 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156195.003.0002
 The Origin

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This chapter discusses the evolutionary theory Darwin developed in The Origin of Species. Topics covered include Charles Lyell's contribution to Darwin's thinking, Darwin's shift from believing in the fixity of species to evolutionary thinking, natural selection and natural theology, and concepts of The Origin.

Keywords: Charles Darwin; evolution; evolutionary theory; The Origin of Species

Chapter.  7046 words. 

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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