darwinian


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dar·win·i·an

(dar-win'ē-ăn),
Relating to or ascribed to Charles Darwin.

dar·win·i·an

(dahr-win'ē-ăn)
Relating to or ascribed to Charles Darwin.
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While it might be argued that Raabe shows his male protagonists as scientifically more progressive vis-a-vis the female characters, the important role of Rosine in the process of reworking the cultural import of Darwinian theory must not be overlooked.
The Darwinian approach focuses on the ultimate, or evolutionary, reason for the origin of disease, i.e.
We used the previous four Darwinian components to create a scoring rubric (Figure 1) to score students' answers to simple evolution questions.
Even with genetics, Darwinians have differed on points as basic as whether the target of selection is the organism, the species, or the gene.
Thomson is well suited to the considerable task he attempts, as he is both a natural writer and well read across the spectrum of philosophical, theological, and scientific literatures required to do justice to the issues resolved by the Darwinian revolution.
First of all, let me say at the beginning that I have studied not only physics but also geology and paleontology at Harvard, and so it is with this background that I reject the ordinary understanding of the Darwinian theory of evolution even on scientific grounds.
Those who read the cover story of Time might be familiar with this hypothesis because the geneticist Dean Hamer, whose new book The God Gene inspired the cover story, offered this as his Darwinian explanation of religion.
Seeking to strengthen their near-monopoly on those topics in discourse in public schools, Darwinian fetishists would make monkeys of us all.
DARWINIAN CONSERVATIVES, such as Larry Arnhart, hold that it's inevitable and good that we're stuck with our natures.
This work fears no shame in the easy invocation of scientific authority: "biologists understand" that ovaries get tickled by Darwinian whispers.
Darwinian theory is not viewed in isolation, but as invariably complicated by a network of literary sources held in common by the writers concerned - Milton, Shakespeare, Arthurian legend and various myths of national identity located in Homer and Virgil.
Also, while retaining a Darwinian base, punctuated-equilibrium theory says that many evolutionary changes have been directed by forces other than natural selection.