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" I may be allowed to personify the natural preservation or survival of the fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the... "
The Darwinian Theory of the Transmutation of Species - Page 136
by Robert Mackenzie Beverley - 1867 - 386 lehte
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What is Life? The Next Fifty Years: Speculations on the Future of Biology

Michael P. Murphy, Luke A. J. O'Neill - 1997 - 191 lehte
...act only on external and visible characters: nature cares nothing for appearances . . . She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life . . . How fleeting are the wishes and efforts of man! How short his time! and consequendy how poor...
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On Evolution: The Development of the Theory of Natural Selection

Charles Darwin - 1996 - 356 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...which she tends. Every selected character is fully exercised by her; and the being is placed under well-suited conditions of life. Man keeps the natives...
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After Modernity: Husserlian Reflections on a Philosophical Tradition

James R. Mensch - 1996 - 309 lehte
...fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...Nature only for that of the being which she tends" ("The Origin of the Species," Chap. 6, in The Origin of the Species and the Descent of Man, p. 65)....
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Experiencing Nature: Proceedings of a Conference in Honor of Allen G. Debus

P. Theerman, Karen Hunger Parshall - 1997 - 312 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...good; Nature only for that of the being which she tends."31 Theologians from very ancient times have had to conjure with the paradox of a morally good...
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Death and the Mother from Dickens to Freud: Victorian Fiction and the ...

Carolyn Dever - 1998 - 233 lehte
...fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...whole machinery of life. Man selects only for his good: Nature only for that of the being which she tends. Every selected character is fully exercised...
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - 1998 - 393 lehte
...discarding others. But 'man can act only on external and visible characters', whereas nature 'can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life' (65); the superior powers of natural selection are almost inestimable: It may be said that natural...
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Biology and the Foundations of Ethics

Regents' Professor President's Professor and Parents Association Professor at the School of Life Sciences and Director Center for Biology and Society Jane Maienschein, Jane Maienschein, Michael Ruse, Lucyle T Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science Michael Ruse, Robert J. Richards - 1999 - 336 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...Nature only for that of the being which she tends. ... It may be said that natural selection is daily and hourly scrutinizing, throughout the world, every...
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Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and ...

Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor and President of Clare Hall Gillian Beer - 2000 - 277 lehte
...'artificial selection'. Artificial selection is a selfish process; natural selection a selfless one: 'Man selects only for his own good; Nature only for that of the being which she tends.'ls Darwin's imaging of selflessness is ethical: the sustaining action of mother or nurse; Dennett's...
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Liability and Environment: Private and Public Law Aspects of Civil Liability ...

Lucas Bergkamp - 2001 - 708 lehte
...fittest, cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they are useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...which she tends. Every selected character is fully exercised by her, as is implied by the fact of their selection." Darwin C. The Origin of Species. By...
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Robert Frost and the Challenge of Darwin

Robert Faggen - 1997 - 363 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional...good; Nature only for that of the being which she tends.27 Darwin justifies the imperceptibly slow process of development by natural selection with profoundly...
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