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|Introduction||Darwin begins by framing his work within the context of his voyage aboard the HMS Beagle, stating the conclusions he rea... Read More|
|Chapter 1||Darwin states a large degree of the variability in species is due to humankind's "domestic production." He argues the cu... Read More|
|Chapter 2||In the second chapter, Darwin starts by defining some of the terms he introduced in the first chapter to set up his argu... Read More|
|Chapter 3||After attempting to further define the term species, Darwin moves on to what he sees as the driving force behind the nat... Read More|
|Chapter 4||In this chapter Darwin describes how the principle of natural selection applies not only to domesticated animals but als... Read More|
|Chapter 5||In Chapter 5 Darwin is concerned with describing the laws of variation, although he admits "our ignorance ... is profoun... Read More|
|Chapter 6||Chapter 6 is focused on addressing the potential objections to Darwin's theory of natural selection. The chapter deals s... Read More|
|Chapter 7||Darwin dedicates this chapter to addressing objections raised by scientists in previous versions of On the Origin of Spe... Read More|
|Chapter 8||In this chapter Darwin discusses the idea natural selection informs not only physical characteristics but instincts as w... Read More|
|Chapter 9||In this chapter Darwin explains when two "pure" species interbreed, they may produce few offspring, and when these offsp... Read More|
|Chapter 10||In this chapter Darwin discusses the geological record in detail, focusing on why there are so few "intermediate links" ... Read More|
|Chapter 11||In chapter 11 Darwin is mainly concerned with delving further into the "imperfection of the geological record." Claims t... Read More|
|Chapter 12||Having discussed the geological history of species, Darwin now offers evidence for their geological distribution—a natur... Read More|
|Chapter 13||In this chapter Darwin discusses the distribution of classes, genera, and species in regards to freshwater systems and i... Read More|
|Chapter 14||Darwin dedicates this chapter to describing the current classification system for organisms, along with its inherent iss... Read More|
|Chapter 15||In the final chapter Darwin notes the book has been "one long argument," and his goal is to summarize the arguments in a... Read More|