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John Lubbock

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John Lubbock was eight years old when the Darwins moved into the neighbouring property of Down House, Down, Kent; the total of one hundred and seventy surviving letters he went on to exchange with Darwin is a large number considering that the two men lived…

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  • … of Lubbock’s book were less welcome.  ‘I have read 4 or 5 Chapters with extreme interest,’  Darwin …

Darwin in letters, 1865: Delays and disappointments

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The year was marked by three deaths of personal significance to Darwin: Hugh Falconer, a friend and supporter; Robert FitzRoy, captain of the Beagle; and William Jackson Hooker, director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and father of Darwin’s friend…

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  • … ( see letter from J. D. Hooker, 2 May 1865 and nn. 2 and 5), and he may have suffered, or …

Darwin's notes for his physician, 1865

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On 20 May 1865, Emma Darwin recorded in her diary that John Chapman, a prominent London publisher who had studied medicine in London and Paris in the early 1840s, visited Down to consult with Darwin about his ill health. In 1863 Chapman started to treat…

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  • … On 20 May 1865, Emma Darwin recorded in her diary that John Chapman, a prominent London publisher …

Fritz Müller

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Fritz Müller, a German who spent most of his life in political exile in Brazil, described Darwin as his second father, and Darwin's son, Francis, wrote that, although they never met 'the correspondence with Müller, which continued to the close of…

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  • … Francis Darwin, in Life and letters of Charles Darwin , wrote of Fritz Müller They …

Moral Nature

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In Descent of Man, Darwin argued that human morality had evolved from the social instincts of animals, especially the bonds of sympathy and love. Darwin gathered observations over many decades on animal behavior: the heroic sacrifices of social insects,…

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  • … and behavior . (Chicago: University of Chicago Press), ch. 5. Contemporary debates …

Essay: Natural selection & natural theology

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—by Asa Gray NATURAL SELECTION NOT INCONSISTENT WITH NATURAL THEOLOGY. Atlantic Monthly for July, August, and October, 1860, reprinted in 1861. I Novelties are enticing to most people; to us they are simply annoying. We cling to a long-accepted…

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  • … have been building there for many thousand centuries. 5. The overlapping of existing and …
  • … the most distinguished British comparative anatomist; 5. An article in the North British Review for …

Visiting the Darwins

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'As for Mr Darwin, he is entirely fascinating…'  In October 1868 Jane Gray and her husband spent several days as guests of the Darwins, and Jane wrote a charming account of the visit in a sixteen-page letter to her sister.  She described Charles…

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  • … met them, & bro’t the ladies home— At 4½ or 5 all were generally gathered in the drawing …
  • … cab to Waterloo, & so back to Kew, getting here about 5¼— We found a note from Mrs. …

Living and fossil cirripedia

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Darwin published four volumes on barnacles, the crustacean sub-class Cirripedia, between 1851 and 1854, two on living species and two on fossil species. Written for a specialist audience, they are among the most challenging and least read of Darwin’s works…

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  • … appeared in June 1851, it was the third part of volume 5 of the Palaeontographical Society’s …

Forms of flowers

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Darwin’s book The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species, published in 1877, investigated the structural differences in the sexual organs of flowers of the same species. It drew on and expanded five articles Darwin had published on the…

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  • … Darwin’s book The different forms of flowers on plants of the same species , published in 1877, …

Review: The Origin of Species

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- by Asa Gray THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES BY MEANS OF NATURAL SELECTION (American Journal of Science and Arts, March, 1860) This book is already exciting much attention. Two American editions are announced, through which it will become familiar to many…

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  • … comparisons, the details of which are not given); and, 5. That in large genera the species are apt …
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