Dissent from Darwin

Jan Sapp

in Genesis

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195156195
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790340 | DOI:
 Dissent from Darwin

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This chapter discusses the customary assumptions about the nature of the earth and about heredity and species that challenged Darwin's model. Topics covered include the age of the Earth, definitions of the word “species” in the 18th and 19th centuries, challenges to Darwin's account of speciation, holes in the fossil record, neo-Lamarckism, orthogenesis, and saltationism.

Keywords: Darwin; evolutionary theory; natural selection; Earth; fossils; speciation; orthogenesis; saltationism

Chapter.  4373 words. 

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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