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" It may be asked how far I extend the doctrine of the modification of species. The question is difficult to answer, because the more distinct the forms are which we consider, by so much the arguments in favour of community of descent become fewer in number... "
The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist - Page 118
1860
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The Naturalist as Interpreter and Seer ...

Natural history - 1902 - 173 pages
...widely different forms, over the old belief in the creation of species from the dust of the earth. It may be asked how far I extend the doctrine of the...answer, because the more distinct the forms are which we consider, by so much the arguments in favour of community of descent 24 become fewer in number and...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Evolution - 1909 - 552 pages
...widely different forms, over the old belief in the creation of species from the dust of the earth. It may be asked how far I extend the doctrine of the...answer, because the more distinct the forms are which we consider, by so much the arguments in favour of community of descent become fewer in number and less...
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Science as Writing

David Millard Locke - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 237 pages
...on ad infinitum. But the regress cannot really be infinite. In his closing pages Darwin faces this: "It may be asked how far I extend the doctrine of...modification of species. The question is difficult to answer" (p. 751). Nevertheless, after some intervening argument, he tries: "I cannot doubt that the theory...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Science - 1998 - 439 pages
...of die modification of species. The question is difficult to answer, because die more distinct die forms are which we may consider, by so much the arguments fall away in force. But some arguments of die greatest weight extend very far. All die members of whole classes can be connected togedier by...
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Creativity, Psychology and the History of Science

H.E. Gruber, Katja Bödeker - Social Science - 2005 - 548 pages
...buried the other in his notebooks. And yet, when the time came, anticipating his readers' question "It may be asked how far I extend the doctrine of the modification of species" (Darwin 1859, 483), opening the section quoted above, he answered in his odd mixture of forthrightness...
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