The Origin Of Species

With an Introduction by Jeff Wallace. A grain in the balance will determine which individual shall live and which shall die. Darwin's theory of natural selection issued a profound challenge to orthodox thought and belief: no being or species has been specifically created; all are locked into a pitiless struggle for existence, with extinction looming for those not fitted for the task.

Yet The Origin of Species (1859) is also a humane and inspirational vision of ecological interrelatedness, revealing the complex mutual interdependencies between animal and plant life, climate and physical environment, and - by implication - within the human world.

Written for the general reader, in a style which combines the rigour of science with the subtlety of literature, The Origin of Species remains one of the founding documents of the modern age.

The Origin Of Species

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Tác giả: Charles Darwin
Số trang: 416 Kích thước: 198 x 129 x 21 mm Ngày xuất bản: 07-1999 Công ty Phát hành: Wordsworth Editions Ltd