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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex

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The Descent of Man looks at the emergence of humans in terms of primate evolution. Charles Darwin focuses on the origin and history of our own species, claiming that humans are closest in ancestry to African chimpanzees and gorillas. Darwin presents a strictly mechanistic and materialistic interpretation of the human animal that is free from superstition and spiritualism.

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In The Origin of Species, Charles Darwin refused to discuss human evolution, believing the subject too "surrounded with prejudices."He had been reworking his notes since the s, but only with trepidation did he finally publish The Descent of Man in The book notoriously put apes in our family tree and made the races one family, diversified by "sexual selection"— . Cambridge Core - Evolutionary Biology - The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex - by Charles Darwin Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our by:

The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex. by Charles Darwin. The three (3) objectives of this work are to first consider whether man, like every other species, is a descendant from a pre-existing form. Second, the manner of man's development; and third, to examine the value of differences among the so-called races of man. DARWIN, CHARLES. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex. London: John Murray, Two volumes. Original green cloth. Minimal repair to head of spine.

First published in , “The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex” is a book by English naturalist Charles Darwin. In this volume, Darwin attempts to marry the theories of human evolution with evolutionary theory, exploring evolutionary ethics, evolutionary psychology, differences between sexes, differences between human races, and the relevance of the . THE DESCENT OF MAN. AND. SELECTION IN RELATION TO SEX. Works by Charles Darwin, F.R.S. Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. With an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by Francis Darwin. Portraits. 3 volumes 36s. Popular Edition. Condensed in 1 volume 7s 6d.


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Author. Darwin, Charles, Collections. cornell, biodiversity, americana. Sponsor. MSN. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex VOLUME I Introduction 1 PART I. ON THEDESCENT OFMAN I. The Evidence of the Descent of Man from Some Lower Form 9 II. Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man and the Lower Animals 34 III.

Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man and the Lower Animals, continued 70 IV. On the Manner of Development File Size: 6MB. The book, in its first edition, contains two parts, the descent of man itself, and selection in relation to sex.

The word 'evolution' occurs, for the first time in any of Darwin's works, on page 2 of the first volume of the first edition, that is to say before its appearance in the sixth edition of The origin of species in the following year.

First published in"The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex" is a book by English naturalist Charles Darwin.

In this volume, Darwin attempts to marry the theories of human evolution with evolutionary theory, exploring evolutionary ethics, evolutionary psychology, differences between sexes, differences between human races, and the relevance /5(10).

Book Description: In the current resurgence of interest in the biological basis of animal behavior and social organization, the ideas and questions pursued by Charles Darwin remain fresh and insightful. This is especially true ofThe Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Darwin's second most important work.

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[Charles Darwin]. Descent of man, and selection in relation to sex. London: John Murray, Albemarle Street, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Darwin.

English: The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book on evolutionary theory by British naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in The book is now in the public y of origin: United Kingdom.

The Descent of Man, and selection in relation to sex is a book by Charles Darwin, first published in It was Darwin's second great book on evolutionary theory, with the first being his work, On the Origin of Species.

Darwin had said almost nothing about human beings in the Origin, except a single sentence: "Light will be thrown on the origin of man and his history". The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Vol 1 book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Seksüel Seçme kitabında /5. ‎Charles Darwin's Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex () was the single most important European or American nineteenth-century statement that man is an integral part of the animal kingdom.

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Appleton, Original from: Harvard University: Digitized: Nov 2, Length 4/5(5). The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex is a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in It was Darwin's second book on evolutionary theory, following his work, On the Origin of Species, in which he explored the concept of natural selection.3/5(1).

The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex was originally published in and is a book written by evolutionary theorist Charles Darwin.

In it, Darwin explores evolutionary theory and natural selection, building upon his already well-known ideas of evolution. A book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in It was Darwin's second great book on evolutionary theory, following his work, On The Origin of Species.

In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection.Page - Man, like every other animal, has no doubt advanced to his present high condition through a struggle for existence, consequent on his rapid multiplication, and if he is to advance still higher it is to be feared that he must remain subject to a severe struggle ; otherwise he would sink into indolence, and the more gifted men would not be more successful in the battle of life 4/5(5).This is especially true of The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Darwin's second most important work.

This edition is a facsimile reprint of the first printing of the first edition (), not previously available in paperback.