Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series (Classic Reprint)

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The two first of theseries are printed without alteration, because, having gained me the reputation of being an independent originator of the theory of natural selection, they may be considered to have some historical value. I have added to them one or two very short explanatory notes, and have given headings to subjects, to make them uniform with the rest of the book. The other essays have been carefully corrected, often considerably enlarged, and in some cases almost rewritten, seas to express more fully and more clearly the views which I hold at the present time; and as most of them originally appeared in publications which havea very limited circulation, I believe that the larger portion of this volume will be new to many of my friends and to most of my readers. I now wish to say a few words on the reasons which have led me to publish this work. The second essay, especially when taken in connection with the first, contains an outline sketch of the theory of the origin of species (by means of what was afterwards termed by Mr.
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On the publication of On the Origin of Species, Wallace became one of its most prominent advocates. This second, corrected, edition of a series of essays published in book form in 1870 shows the development of his thinking about evolution, and emphasises his admiration for, and support of, Darwin's work.

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Jane R. Camerini is a faculty associate in the department of the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

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