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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

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The pivotal work of evolutionary biology that changed the way we understand ourselves, the world around us and life’s origins.

With this revolutionary work Darwin overthrew contemporary beliefs about divine providence and the beginnings of life on Earth.

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The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection

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Written for the general public of the 1850s, the book has never been out of print. The rigorously documented but accessible account of Darwin’s theory challenges notions such as the fixity of species, with the concept of natural selection.

Darwin presents the results of his pioneering work on the ecology of animals and plants, making a groundbreaking contribution to philosophical and scientific thought.

The book still attracts interest today that is as widespread as when it was first released 150 years ago.

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