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DCP-LETT-8556

From Ernst Haeckel1   12 October 1872

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Summary

Much experiment and observation needed before spontaneous generation will be empirically advanced, but philosophically the matter is clear.

Thinks Ludwig Rütimeyer has attacked EH to satisfy pious opinion in Basel.

Will soon be finished with his monograph Die Kalkschwämme [1872].

Summary

Much experiment and observation needed before spontaneous generation will be empirically advanced, but philosophically the matter is clear.

Thinks Ludwig Rütimeyer has attacked EH to satisfy pious opinion in Basel.

Will soon be finished with his monograph Die Kalkschwämme [1872].

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-8556
From
Haeckel, E. P. A.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
Jena
Source of text
DAR 166: 58
Physical description
4pp (German)

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 8556,” accessed on 26 July 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-8556

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