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Evolution Theory 1=23=08 - Evolution Theory 1. Lord Buffon...

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Evolution Theory 1. Lord Buffon – 1700s: Mutability of Species. a. There were many ancient philosophers who argued about mutability 2. dGeorges Cuvier (179-1832): Immutability – Catastrophism (noah’s ark) a. The Old Testament as the evidence 3. James Hutton ; Uniformitarianism 4. Thomas Le J Malthuis 5. Darwin never used the world survival of the fittest 6. Jean Batptiste Lamark (1t14-1829 7. Charles Lyell’ Wrote principles of geology. 8. Charles Russel and Charles Darwin a. Darwin: Rich kids born into wealthy and influential family in southern England. b. Wallace: bon into working class family in London. c. Darwin: after graduation university, needed time to ‘find himself.’ Landed spot on HMS Beagle through connections. d. Wallace: dropped out of school to support family; found work in tropics as butterfly and bird collector for wealthy patrons. e. Top ten reasons Darwin hesitated to go i. Disreputable trip for a future minister ii. It’s a wild scheme iii. They must have offered the trip to others before me
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course ANTH 200Lg taught by Professor Yamashita during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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Evolution Theory 1=23=08 - Evolution Theory 1. Lord Buffon...

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