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From G. A. Gaskell   13 November 1878

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Summary

Discusses three "laws of race preservation" which are evolving: (1) natural selection; (2) the sociological law of sympathetic selection, or indiscriminate survival; (3) moral law – social selection or the "Birth of the Fittest".

Summary

Discusses three "laws of race preservation" which are evolving: (1) natural selection; (2) the sociological law of sympathetic selection, or indiscriminate survival; (3) moral law – social selection or the "Birth of the Fittest".

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11744
From
George Arthur Gaskell
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Petworth
Source of text
DAR 165: 12
Physical description
10pp †

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11744,” accessed on 20 July 2019, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11744.xml

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