Specialization and its development during this voyage

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specialization and its development) During this voyage, Darwin made his first curious discovery on the island of Santiago where he found a horizontal white band of shells, forty-five feet above sea level, which raised some questions from Darwin. Tran. Those theories would soon join the other theories that existed at the time about evolution. Many of the beliefs and thoughts of evolution during that day and age influenced Darwin’s work and him influencing them in return. A. natural selection was not a new subject; Erasmus Darwin, Montesquieu, Diderot, and Lamarck (already mentioned their ideas on the
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subject) b. Darwin’s view on evolution was not as a ladder, but like a tree that branched out, some branches dying out. C. Darwin though hard on the words of Malthus, “More creatures are born than can possibly survive…”, “They are exposed to natural dangers, pop. restrictions, and
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  • Fall '17
  • Jim Downing
  • History, Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace, essay rough draft, Charles Lyell

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