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" In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner as those naturalists treat genera, who admit that genera are merely artificial combinations made for convenience. This may not be a cheering prospect ; but we shall at least be freed from the... "
The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page 7
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 pages
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Science and Religion in the 19th Century

Cosslett - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 249 pages
...primrose and cowslip; and in this case scientific and common language will come into accordance. In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of the term species. The other and more general departments of natural history will rise greatly in interest. The terms...
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The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance

Ernst Mayr - Science - 1982 - 974 pages
...sterility nor fertility affords any clear distinction between species and varieties, (p. 248) In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...merely artificial combinations made for convenience, (p. 485) And in a letter to Hooker (December 24, 1856) Darwin wrote: "I have just been comparing definitions...
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Reading the Shape of Nature: Comparative Zoology at the Agassiz Museum

Mary P. Winsor - Science - 1991 - 324 pages
...varieties is one of degree, not of kind. To adopt his theory, Darwin claimed, would free biologists "from the vain search for the undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of the term species." 68 Naturalists would then not be incessantly haunted by the shadowy doubt whether this or that form...
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The Units of Evolution: Essays on the Nature of Species

Marc Ereshefsky - Psychology - 1992 - 405 pages
...Lyell and Hopkins, that seems a reasonable interpretation of passages like the following: "In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...genera are merely artificial combinations made for the sake of convenience" (Origin, 485). Louis Agassiz also interpreted Darwin — as a "transmutationist"...
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Open Fields: Science in Cultural Encounter

Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor and President of Clare Hall Gillian Beer - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 341 pages
...generic term can be applied': a refusal also of an essentialist view of species, what Darwin later called 'the vain search for the undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of the term, Species'.46 Darwin's new taxonomy took the view that not all characteristics need be identical to establish...
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Evolution and Literary Theory

Joseph Carroll - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 518 pages
...acknowledged to be merely varieties may hereafter be thought worthy of specific names. ... In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of the term species.16 In biology itself, Darwin's achievement has been as he anticipated, but it has not had the...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin - Reference - 1996 - 356 pages
...primrose and cowslip; and in this case scientific and common language will come into accordance. In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of the term species. The other and more general departments of natural history will rise greatly in interest. The terms...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - Science - 1998 - 439 pages
...primrose and cowslip; and in this case scientific and common language will come into accordance. In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...cheering prospect; but we shall at least be freed from die vain search for die undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of die term species. The other and...
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Plant Variation and Evolution

David Briggs, Stuart Max Walters - Nature - 1997 - 512 pages
...specific names; and in this case scientific and common language will come into accordance. In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of the term species. From this passage it is abundantly clear that Darwin considered the taxonomist's task in recognising...
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Darwinian Evolution

Antony Flew - Social Science - 149 pages
...present day by intermediate gradations, whereas species were formerly thus connected ... In short, we shall have to treat species in the same manner...for the undiscovered and undiscoverable essence of ... species' (ibid., pp. 455 and 456). The assumptions which Darwin's theory thus commits him to challenge...
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