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Darwin Correspondence Project

DCP-LETT-13747

To G. C. Wallich   28 March 1882

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Summary

GCW has correctly expressed CD’s views when he says he intentionally left the question of the origin of life uncanvassed as being altogether ultra vires in the present state of our knowledge. Thinks he may somewhere have said that principle of continuity renders it possible that the principle of life will be shown to be a part of, or consequence of, some general law.

Summary

GCW has correctly expressed CD’s views when he says he intentionally left the question of the origin of life uncanvassed as being altogether ultra vires in the present state of our knowledge. Thinks he may somewhere have said that principle of continuity renders it possible that the principle of life will be shown to be a part of, or consequence of, some general law.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-13747
From
Darwin, C. R.
To
Wallich, G. C.
Sent from
Down
Source of text
Karpeles Manuscript Library Museums
Physical description
3pp & C 2pp

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 13747,” accessed on 1 October 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-13747

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