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Unformatted text preview: attack evolutionary theories? Lyell, Deep Geological Time, Scientific Revolutions , p.251-265. 1. How does Lyells model of geological processes differ from Cuviers? 2. What evidence does Lyell give to support his claims? [Hint: one place to look is the section in which he talks about volcanoes]. 3. What does Lyell think of the theory that the earth was once covered in water? 4. How does he address the question of the progressive development of life? Why is this idea incompatible with his theory? 5. What about the fact that human life seems recent? Is this a problem for Lyell? Does he provide a solution?...
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