Studies in the theory of descent...

by August Weismann

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Microprint copy of the London edition of 1882 in 2 vols.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weismann, August, Studies in the theory of descent. New York: AMS Press, (OCoLC) Descent or lineage theory explores the ways in which consanguineal (or blood) relations are structured in various societies.

It is a central aspect of the study of kinship and has From: descent theory in Dictionary of the Social Sciences». But let us study the second group of facts which support the theory of descent. It is a group of evidences supplied by biology itself that we meet here, there being indeed some features in biology which can be said to gain some light, some sort of elucidation, if the theory of descent is accepted.

The following ones present studies on figures from Speusippus in the Old Academy, through Philo of Alexandria and Origen (more honorary members of the Golden Chain), to Plotinus, Iamblichus and Proclus, and on some more general issues, such as the fall of the soul, which span much of the period.

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Darwin eventually came to address human evolution in a separate volume, entitled The Descent of Man. Published in12 years after On the Origin of Species, this book. The application of the theory of common descent to Man deprived man of his former unique position. Ironically, though, these events did not lead to an end to anthropocentrism.

The study. Review: Theory of Evolution (cont’d) Fact of Evolution of Common Descent All organisms alive on earth are descendants of one (or at most a few) common ancestor(s).

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Having published On the Origin of Species as an abstract of his theory, he pressed on with experiments, research, and writing of his "big book". He covered human descent from earlier animals including evolution of society and of mental abilities, as well as explaining decorative beauty in wildlife and diversifying into innovative plant studies.

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