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" ... one general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die. "
The Popular Science Monthly - Page 601
1885
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Foundations of Animal Behavior: Classic Papers with Commentaries

Lynne D. Houck, Lee C. Drickamer - 1996 - 872 pages
...Molothrus bonariensis that he quotes my words, and asks, "Must we consider these habits, not as especially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law, namely, transition?" Various birds, as has already been remarked, occasionally lay their eggs in the...
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The Avian Brood Parasites: Deception at the Nest

Paul A. Johnsgard - 1997 - 422 pages
...instincts as the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, ants making slaves, the larvae of ichneumonidae feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, not...vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die. Darwin, The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection Behavioral Ecology of Brood Parasites In...
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Darwinian Evolution

Antony Flew - 180 pages
...the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, - ants making 25 slaves, - the larvae of ichneumonidae feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, -...vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die' (ibid., p. 263). (c) Chapter VIII, 'Hybridism', argues that the facts here seem not to be opposed to,...
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Seeing in the Dark: Reflections on Dreams and Dreaming

Bert O. States - 1997 - 284 pages
...as blind motion words] . Or consider the almost 'dramatist' mode of expression in his reference to 'one general law leading to the advancement of all...vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die' " (1962, 153-54). Implicitly, then, Burke anticipates Dawkinsian evolutionary theory by positing the...
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Social Darwinism in European and American Thought, 1860-1945: Nature as ...

Mike Hawkins - 1997 - 360 pages
...endeavoured to account for 'the changing history of the organic world' (151). He did so by proposing 'one general law, leading to the advancement of all...vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die' (263). According to this law, minute variations in the organisation of an organism, induced largely...
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Without Miracles: Universal Selection Theory and the Second Darwinian Revolution

Gary Cziko - 1997 - 404 pages
...cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers, — ants making slaves, — the larvae of echneumonidae [wasps] feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars, —...or created instincts, but as small consequences of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die. — Charles...
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Born to Rebel: Birth Order, Family Dynamics, and Creative Lives

Frank J. Sulloway - 1997 - 676 pages
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Religion and Human Nature

Keith Ward - 1998 - 333 pages
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Revista patagónica de filosofía, Volumes 1-2

1999 - 714 pages
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Foundations of Intelligent Systems: 12th International Symposium, ISMIS 2000 ...

Zbigniew W Ras, Setsuo Ohsuga - 2000 - 664 pages
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