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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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Human Freedom After Darwin: A Critical Rationalist View

John W. N. Watkins - 1999 - 348 lehte
...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. (1869, p. 392) He...
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Masks: Blackness, Race, and the Imagination

Adam Lively - 2000 - 295 lehte
...beyond their needs. 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. Darwin could not accept Wallace's removal of mankind from the scope of evolution. But he did represent...
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The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense

Michael Shermer - 2001 - 368 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.2 Since natural selection...
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The Alfred Russel Wallace Reader: A Selection of Writings from the Field

Alfred Russel Wallace - 2002 - 219 lehte
...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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In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A ...

Michael Shermer - 2002 - 448 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."16 Since natural...
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Superminds: People Harness Hypercomputation, and More

Selmer Bringsjord, M. Zenzen - 2003 - 339 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. 14 (Wallace, in Pinker 1997, p. 300) Darwin received a rather shocking letter from Wallace in which...
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Superminds: People Harness Hypercomputation, and More

Selmer Bringsjord, Michael John Zenzen, M. Zenzen - 2003 - 339 lehte
...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.14 (Wallace, in Pinker 1997, p. 300) 13Darwin received a rather shocking letter from Wallace...
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The Evolution of Darwinism: Selection, Adaptation and Progress in ...

Timothy Shanahan - 2004 - 342 lehte
...acknowledgment that philosophers occupy the highest rung of the intellectual ladder, Wallace notes that "Natural Selection could only have endowed savage...one very little inferior to that of a philosopher" (Wallace 187o, p. 356). This is, of course, good news for the "savage," but bad news for the theory...
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The Future Factor: Forces Transforming Human Destiny

289 lehte
...selection. He said 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."26 Robert Orenstein, a biologist specializing in brain research, is similarly curious...
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Writing the Future: Progress and Evolution

David Rothenberg, Wandee J. Pryor - 2004 - 273 lehte
..."Natural selection could only have endowed the savage with a brain a little superior to that of the ape, whereas he actually possesses one very little inferior to that of the average member of our learned societies." These days, some would argue that primary people, whose...
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