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1 Richard Dawkins
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2 Theory of evolution vs. Theory of natural selection Theory of evolution species change over time Theory of natural selection Darwin's (1859) mechanism for producing adaptive changes and species change Other theories now rejected Lamarck's (1809) theory of increasing complexity and inheritance of acquired characteristics Hugo de Vries’s (1903) mutation theory
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3 Darwin 1859 Origin of Species
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4 Darwin's theory of descent with modification Darwin did not use the term "evolution" Darwin: "transmutation of species” or “theory of descent with modification” species today descended from species different from them branching pattern with speciation and extinction one or a few origins of life Darwin "a warm little pond" (letter 1871)
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5 Darwin: theory of natural selection • In all organic forms,  heritable variations  occur. • Organic forms tend to multiply at a geometric rate 
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2009 for the course PHIL phil256 taught by Professor Darden during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

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