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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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Animal Talk: Breaking the Codes of Animal Language

Tim Friend - 2004 - 274 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." In addition to the characteristics that are inherited from one's parents, humans and animals have individual...
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Psychosomatic: Feminism and the Neurological Body

Elizabeth A. Wilson - 2004 - 125 lehte
...an argument in relation to body parts (eg, the eye) and to whole groups (species): "[Nature] can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life" (1859, 69). It is clear from Darwin's texts and from his early notebooks that the aspect of Lamarckian...
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The Inner Nature of Color: Studies on the Philosophy of the Four Elements

Jack Leonard Benson - 2004 - 224 lehte
...reference to that world that I was able to find in Origins occurs in Chapter IV: "she (Nature) can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life." At another point, in discussing eyes, he used, with feigned reluctance but very tendentiously, the...
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Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale : the Untold Story of Science and the ...

Judith Hooper - 2004 - 377 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except so far as they may be useful to any being. She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life.'9 The single example drawn from nature was the phenomenon of insect mimicry reported by the naturalist...
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Scientific Evidence: Philosophical Theories and Applications

Peter Achinstein - 2005 - 286 lehte
...nature cares nothing for appearances, except in so far as they may be usefiil 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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The Language of Science

Carol Reeves - 2005 - 131 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. (Darwin, 1859: 38-9) Commentary In this example, Darwin uses argument from relationship in order to...
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Charles Darwin and The Origin of Species

Keith Francis - 2007 - 192 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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Darwin and the Nature of Species

David N. Stamos - 2012 - 273 lehte
...characters," whereas natural selection acts "on every shade of constitutional difference" (83). Furthermore, "Man selects only for his own good; Nature only for that of the being which she tends." Finally, the wishes and efforts of man are "fleeting," his time is "short," so that "how poor will...
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Perspectives on Argumentation: Essays in Honor of Wayne Brockriede

Wayne Brockriede, Robert Trapp, Janice E. Schuetz - 2006 - 338 lehte
...(Darwin, 1967). While most of Darwin's ensuing contrasts stress nature's superior sweep, "She can act on every internal organ, on every shade of constitutional difference, on the whole machinery of life" and ruthlessness. Darwin believes that humanity "does not rigidly destroy all inferior animals, ..."...
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On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation ...

Charles Darwin - 2007 - 328 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...being which she tends. Every selected character is folly exercised by her; and the being is placed under well-suited conditions of life. Man keeps die...
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