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(där′wĭn), Charles Robert 1809-1882.
British naturalist who revolutionized the study of biology with his theory of evolution based on natural selection. His most famous works include Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871).
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"I enjoyed seeing Shrewsbury's amazing and largely unheralded heritage and innovative past, including the Flaxmill and key landmarks of Charles Darwin's early life, as well as the environs of Shrewsbury that helped stimulate his interest in natural sciences," he said.
Matthieu Dauchez, TNK executive director and author of 'Stronger Than Darkness,' that gives a tender narration of Darwin's short but inspiring life.
Darwin's Fossils, as the title suggests, is focused on the kinds of fossils that Darwin collected while on the Beagle expedition.
While Anne Darwin lives a quiet life near York, and is reconciled with her sons, Darwin married second wife Mercy May, from Manila, four years ago, less than two months after they met online.
During the time Darwin was presumed dead, he would stay in one of his properties, which was split into 15 bedsits.
Hale provides a nice account of Wallace's often overlooked address to London's Anthropological Society that attempted to reconcile its avowed polygenism with the monogenism espoused in Darwin and Thomas Henry Huxley's Ethnological Society.
Johnson paints a Darwin full of fear and anguish about publishing his theory.
"I will attempt to show," writes Richards, "that Darwin did not regard the natural process of evolution as morally neutral; [rather] he wielded his device of natural selection in On The Origin of Species ...
Darwin suffered from a debilitating mystery illness for most of his life.
The 100-plus biographies of Darwin published in English are all favorable, according to Bergman.