On the Origin of Species

By Charles Darwin


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…


Published date: January 1, 1859
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Science

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