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La·marck

(lă-mark'),
Jean-Baptiste P.A., French botanist, zoologist, and biologic philosopher, 1744-1829. See: lamarckian theory.
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By the time of the French Revolution, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, a disciple of Buffon's, who became a major figure in post-Revolutionary natural history, echoes the argument that humans' vision of time and consequently of the true processes of Nature through time are conditioned by the "brevity of the existence of individuals of the human species.
Albert was a gathering point for troops before the Battle of the Somme and the Lycee Lamarck is named after the naturalist and philosopher Jean-Baptiste Lamarck.
The discovery bears a spooky parallel to the discredited ideas of 19th-century biologist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, who argued that species inherit acquired characteristics.

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