DARWIN: DE DÃ“NDE Y ADÃ“NDE. ANTECEDENTES Y CONSECUENCIAS DEL PENSAMIENTO EVOLUCIONISTA
- The Darwinian Revolution as Viewed by a Philosophical Biologist. Ghiselin, Michael T. // Journal of the History of Biology;Spring2005, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p123
Points out that the Darwinian revolution is still in progress, and changes that are going on are reflected in the contemporary historical and philosophical literature, including that written by scientists. Development of a new ontology as a consequence of the realization that species are...
- Darwin's Untimely Burial. Gould, Stephen Jay // Natural History;Oct76, Vol. 85 Issue 8, p24
Illustrates the essence of Darwinian theory of natural selection. Principles of natural selection; Analogy of natural selection with artificial selection; Assessment of independent criterion of fitness in terms of differential survival; Failure of scientist Charles Darwin to undermine his...
- DARWINISM. Teichman, Jenny // Quadrant Magazine;Mar2003, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p36
Presents an article on the concept and misconceptions regarding Darwinism in relation to modern physics. Difference between the tasks of biologists and physicists; Idea of evolution according to biologists of the 21st century; Elements of Darwinism; Use of the term survival of the fittest by...
- Maker of Heaven and Microbiology. Olding, Alan // Quadrant Magazine;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 44 Issue 1/2, p62
Examines the theory of evolution of Charles Darwin. Criticisms on Darwinian theory of evolution; Discussions on the mechanism of biological evolution; Arguments on Darwin's cosmologies emphasizing the fitness of the universe for life; Analysis of the function of biological organisms.
- Two Cheers for Darwin. Max, D. T. // American Scholar;Spring2003, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p63
Deals with the conceptualization of the theory of evolution by Charles Darwin. Background on a biological phenomenon that may not be addressed by the theory; Concepts that may replace Darwinism; Hindrances encountered by Darwin in promoting his theory of evolution.
- Darwin's legacy in South African evolutionary biology. Johnson, S. D. // South African Journal of Science;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 105 Issue 11/12, p403
In the two decades after publication of the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin facilitated the publication of numerous scientific papers by settler naturalists in South Africa. This helped to establish the strong tradition of natural history which has characterised evolutionary research in South...
- Las peligrosas ideas de Darwin. Moya, Andrés // Teorema;2009, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p5
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the theories of evolution and natural selection proposed by British scientist Charles Darwin and the social, scientific, and historic implications of his ideas.
- We Are All Intellectual Descendants of Charles Darwin. Moore, Randy // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Feb2009, Vol. 71 Issue 2, p70
The author reflects on the impact to science, especially biology, of naturalist and author Charles Darwin's theory of evolution. The author considers how Darwin's ideas have undermined humanity's beliefs in their uniqueness. He also considers how Darwin's theory has been misapplied by Social...
- Heredity and radium at Dublin An impression of the British Association meeting. Thomas, W. Beach // Science Progress;Sep2009, Vol. 92 Issue 3/4, p469
Information about the topics discussed at the British Association meeting held in Dublin, Ireland is presented. Topics include the natural selection or evolution which was discussed in British Association president Francis Darwin's lecture, the problem of heredity in relation to Mendelism, and...