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" Natural Selection could only have endowed the savage with a brain a little superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses one but very little inferior to that of the average members of our learned societies. "
Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection: A Series of Essays - Page 356
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1870 - 384 lehte
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The Quarterly Review, 126. köide

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Smith, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1869
...developed so far beyond the needs of its possessor? Natural selection could only have endowed the savage with a brain a little superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses one but very little inferior to that of the average members of our learned societies. Again, what a wonderful...
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American Presbyterian Review

Henry Boynton Smith, James Manning Sherwood - 1871
...that quantity of brain is one of the most essential of the elements which determine mental powers. Yet the mental requirements of savages, and the faculties...from that hairy covering which is so universal among the mammalia, cannot be explained on the theory of natural selection. The habits of savages show that...
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The Action of Natural Selection on Man

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1871 - 54 lehte
...refined emotion, and the power of abstract reasoning and ideal conception, are useless to them,*are rarely if ever manifested, and have no important relations...soft, naked, sensitive skin of man, entirely free from the hairy covering which is so universal among other mammalia, cannot be explained on the theory of...
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Scripture and science not at variance; or, The historical character and ...

John Henry Pratt - 1871
...savages, and the faculties actually exercised by them, are very little above those of animals.' — ' They possess a mental organ beyond their needs. Natural...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher.' Again, ' the soft, naked, sensitive skin of man, entirely free from that hairy covering, which is so...
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Blending Lights; or the relations of natural science, arch¿ology, and ...

William Fraser - 1873 - 376 lehte
...them that it could not have been obtained in the struggle for existence. " They possess," he says, " a mental organ beyond their needs. Natural Selection...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher." Mr. Wallace also specifies other facts in the natural history of man, for which Mr. Darwin's theory...
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Blending Lights; Or, The Relations of Natural Science, Archaeology, and ...

William Fraser - 1875 - 439 lehte
...them, that it could not have been obtained in the struggle for existence. "They possess," he says, "a mental organ beyond their needs. Natural selection...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher." Mr. Wallace also specifies other facts in the natural history of man, for which Mr. Darwin's theory...
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The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, 15. köide

1878
...mere Litest outgrowth of a development from lower forms of animal life, Mr. Wallace points out that " natural selection could only have endowed savage man...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher." Yet neither Mr. Wallace, nor Professor Huxley when controverting this argument, withholds a due recognition...
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Evolution

1881
...mental organ beyond their needs. Natural selection could only have endowed savage man with a brain little superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher." 1 The testimony of missionaries, as the result of intercourse with uncultivated tribes in the most...
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Geognosie und Vegetalismus und ihr genetischer Zusammenhang ...

Benedict Permanne - 1883 - 92 lehte
...developed so far beyond the needs of its possession? Natural Selection could only have endowed the savage with a brain a little superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses one but very little inferior to that of the average membres of our learned societies." $n erbärmlidjer,...
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The Andover review, eds. E.C. Smyth [and others].

Egbert Coffin Smyth - 1884
...mental organ beyond their needs. Natural selection could only have endowed savage man with a brain little superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher." 1 The testimony of missionaries, as the result of intercourse with uncultivated tribes in the most...
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