Darwin and modern science : essays in commemoration of the centenary of the birth of Charles Darwin and of the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of the Origin of species / Ed. for the Cambridge philosophical society and the syndics of the University press, by A.C. Seward .
Contributor(s): Darwin, Charles | Cambridge Philosophical SocietyPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1909.Description: xvii, 595 p. : illus., 2 pl. (1 col.) 2 port. (incl. front) ; 25 cm.
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"Dates of the publication of Charles Darwin's books and of the principal events in his life": p. [xiii]-xvii. Contents: Introductory letter to the editor from Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. - -Darwin's predecessors, by J. Arthur Thomson. - -The selection theory, by A. Weismann. - -Variation, by Hugo de Vries. - -Heredity and variation in modern lights, by W. Bateson. - -The minute structure of cells in relation to heredity, by E. Strasburger. - -"The descent of man," by G. Schwalbe. - -Charles Darwin as an anthropologist, by E. Haeckel. - -Some primitive theories of the origin of man, by J.G. Frazer. - -The influence of Darwin on the study of animal embryology, by A. Sedgwick. - -The palaeontological record. I. Animals, by W.B. Scott. - -The palaeontological record. II. Plants, by D.H. Scott. - -The influence of environment on the forms of plants, by G. Klebs. - -Experimental study of the influence of environment on animals, by J. Loeb. - -The value of colour in the struggle for life, by E.B. Poulton. - -Geographical distribution of plants, by Sir W. Thiselton-Dyer. - -Geographical distribution of animals, by H. Gadow.. Darwin and geology, by J.W. Judd. - -Darwin's work on the movements of plants, by F. Darwin. - -The biology of flowers, by K. Goebel. - -Mental factors in evolution, by C.L. Morgan. - -The influence of the conception of evolution on modern philosophy, by H. Höffding. - -Darwinism and sociology, by C. Bouglé. - -The influence of Darwin upon religious thought, by P.N. Waggett. - -The influence of Darwinism on the study of religions, by J.E. Harrison. - -Evolution and the science of language, by P. Giles. - -Darwinism and history, by J.B. Bury. - -The genesis of double stars, by G. Darwin. - -The evolution of matter, by W.C.D. Whetham.