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Darwin Correspondence Project

From A. R. Wallace   3 September 1877

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Summary

Sexual selection, he thinks, must be left to others to settle. "Conscious" will be substituted for "voluntary" selection. Sound- and scent-producing organs attributed to "natural", not "conscious", selection.

Summary

Sexual selection, he thinks, must be left to others to settle. "Conscious" will be substituted for "voluntary" selection. Sound- and scent-producing organs attributed to "natural", not "conscious", selection.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-11125
From
Alfred Russel Wallace
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
Ventnor
Source of text
DAR 106: B136–7
Physical description
4pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 11125,” accessed on 19 September 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-11125.xml

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