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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 362
by Alfred Russel Wallace - 1871 - 384 lehte
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The Lost Atlantis: And Other Ethnographic Studies

Sir Daniel Wilson - 1892 - 411 lehte
...with a brain a little superior to that of an ape, 1 Limits of Natural Selection, as applied to Man, whereas he actually possesses 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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Report of the Annual Meeting, 63. köide

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1894
...capacity. ' Natural selection,' he writes, ' could only have endowed savage man wi th a brain a few degrees superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher.' This deficiency in the organic forces of nature he essays to supply by calling in the guiding influence...
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Alfred Russel Wallace, Letters and Reminiscences

Alfred Russel Wallace, Sir James Marchant - 1916 - 507 lehte
...developed 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." This passage is...
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From Darwin to Behaviourism: Psychology and the Minds of Animals

Robert Boakes - 1984 - 279 lehte
...not have produced the human brain: 'Natural selection could only have endowed the savage with a brain little superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses one but very little inferior to that of the average member of our learned societies'. In his struggles...
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Evolution and Social Life

Tim Ingold - 1986 - 431 lehte
...purposes, especially whilst they remained in the state of savagery. 'Natural selection', Wallace wrote, 'could only have endowed savage man with a brain a...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher' (1870:356; for a recent expression of the same view, see Williams 1966:14-15). Progress towards civilization...
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The Ant and the Peacock: Altruism and Sexual Selection from Darwin to Today

Helena Cronin - 1993 - 490 lehte
...on potentialities: 'Natural selection could only have endowed savage man with a brain a few degrees superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher' (Wallace 1891, p. 202). So natural selection could not have been responsible for 'the higher feelings...
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Evolution of Consciousness: The Origins of the Way We Think

Robert Ornstein - 1992 - 305 lehte
...natural selection: "Natural selection could only have endowed savage man with a brain a few degrees superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher." If the brain of "savages" — his term for human ancestors as well as modern primitives — was outfitted...
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Back to Darwin: The Scientific Case for Deistic Evolution

Michael Anthony Corey - 1994 - 434 lehte
...beyond those wants . . . Natural selection could only have endowed savage man with a brain a few degrees superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses one very little inferior to that of a philosopher.36 Such a penetrating observation is utterly damaging to the non-theistic theory of evolution...
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The Natural History of Creation: Biblical Evolutionism and the Return of ...

Michael Anthony Corey - 1995 - 446 lehte
...was convinced that "natural selection could only have endowed savage man with a brain a few degrees superior to that of an ape, whereas he actually possesses...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher" [Natural Selection and Tropical Nature, p. 202]. "Roger Penrose, Shadows of the Mind, p. 150. "Frank...
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Bones of Contention: Controversies in the Search for Human Origins

Roger Lewin - 1997 - 366 lehte
...obviously have need for in their simple lives. "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." And what of wit...
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