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Unformatted text preview: product of the random and accidental natural selection, resulting the survival of the fittest. The guy called Owen supported the tilos theory saying that structural similarities are not related to its functions, and these similarities are adapted to the given environment. However what Owen argues is that these are the result of divine design of God. Darwin was interested in the notion of Homology that Owen asserted, but Darwin emphasizes that this is not an ideal but physical. Oneness is not in terms of grand metaphysical idea of God, but it is physically descended from its ancestors (genealogy). Lemeis: gave convenient system of naming species. However by 19 th century the goal of his field, taxonomy, was to find essential identity of the creatures. Darwin reveals that the essential identity of creatures is its genealogy....
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY 101 taught by Professor J baker during the Spring '11 term at NYU.
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- j baker