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" Several writers have misapprehended or objected to the term Natural Selection, Some have even imagined that natural selection induces variability, whereas it' implies only the. preservation of such variations as arise and are beneficial to the being under... "
The Monist - Page 552
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Catholic World, Volume 99

1914
...Darwin's own time, and corrected by Darwin himself in later editions of his book, in which he says : " Some have even imagined that Natural Selection induces...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life." If Natural Selection cannot cause a variation — as, of course, it cannot — it is quite clear that,...
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Catholic World, Volume 99

1914
...Darwin's own time, and corrected by Darwin himself in later editions of his book, in which he says : " Some have even imagined that Natural Selection induces...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life." If Natural Selection cannot cause a variation — as, of course, it cannot — it is quite clear that,...
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Menschliche Auslese und Rassenhygiene

Erwin Baur - 1923
...Diese Verschiebung des Selektionsbegriffs möge mit Darwins eigenen Worten zurückgewiesen werden: „Some have even imagined that natural selection...are beneficial to the being under its conditions of Hfe."*) Mit großer Vorliebe wird auch der Begriff des Kampfes ums Dasein mißverstanden. Weil der...
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Evolution, old and new

Samuel Butler - 1924
...Darwin's answer to those who have objected to the expression, " natural selection." Mr. Darwin says: " Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...imagined that natural selection induces variability." * And small wonder if they have; but those who have fallen into this error are hardly worth considering....
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The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Life and habit

Samuel Butler - 1923
...-which, as Mr. Darwin admits (Origin of Species, p. 63, ed. 1876), does not induce variability, but " implies only the preservation of such variations as...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life " ? An important part assuredly, and one which we can never sufficiently thank Mr. Darwin 210 for having...
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Living Organisms: An Account of Their Origin & Evolution

Edwin Stephen Goodrich - 1924 - 198 pages
...meant to do so. No one has tried to drive this point home more persistently than Darwin himself: ' Some have even imagined that natural selection induces...only the preservation of such variations as arise ;'...' unless such occur natural selection can do nothing ' (Origin of Species'). What selection alone...
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The Edge of Objectivity: An Essay in the History of Scientific Ideas

Charles Coulston Gillispie - 1960 - 562 pages
...is in this more than in any other passage that the real assurance of his scientific grasp appears: Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life. . . . Others have objected that the term selection implies conscious choice in the animals which become...
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Darwin's Metaphor

Robert Maxwell Young - 1971 - 503 pages
...passage contains Darwin's reply to the problems with which the rest of this essay will be concerned. Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...have even imagined that natural selection induces vanability, whereas it implies only the preservation of such variations as anse and are beneficial...
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The Crisis in Sociology: The Need for Darwin

Joseph Lopreato, Timothy Alan Crippen - 2001 - 329 pages
...critical of a causal understanding of natural selection. Thus he (1859: 88 — emphasis added) wrote: Several writers have misapprehended or objected to...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life. Quite right. Natural selection is not an agent; it is a demographic process. Darwin may have taken...
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Creationism's Trojan Horse: The Wedge of Intelligent Design

Barbara Forrest, Paul R. Gross - 2004 - 448 pages
...preservation of favourable individual differences and variations ... I have called Natural Selection. . . . [I]t implies only the preservation of such variations...beneficial to the being under its conditions of life. ... In the literal sense of the word, no doubt, natural selection is a false term. . . . Every one...
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