On the Origin of Species
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Published by The Floating Press in Waiheke Island .
Written in English


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Darwin consolidated a lifetime of work in On the Origin of Species, compiling his discoveries from the voyage of the Beagle, his experiments, research and correspondence. He argues for the transmutation of species over time by the process of natural selection. His work laid the foundation of evolutionary biology, though when it was published it caused tremendous religious and philosophical debates. Darwin"s work is still seen by many people to oppose Christian beliefs.

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Charles Darwin’s On the Origin Species written in the s presents the theory of natural selection in an attempt to explain the complex relations between animals and plants both existing and extinct. Darwin’s theories are formed based on his voyage on the Beagle expedition, later research and correspondence with experts in various fields/5(). On the Origin of Species is one of the most important books ever written. "If, however, a caterpillar were taken out of a hammock made up, for instance, to the third stage, and were put into one finished up to the sixth stage, so that much of its work was already done for it, far from feeling the benefit of this, 4/5. A voyage to the Southern Hemisphere on the H.M.S. Beagle between and would lay the foundation for The Origin of Species, published in His other works include The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex () and Recollections of My Mind and Character, also titled Autobiography ()/5().