Diderot and the Metamorphosis of Species

Diderot and the Metamorphosis of Species

by Mary Gregory
     
 

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In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype.

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In this study Dr. Gregory examines how Diderot borrowed from Lucretius, Buffon, Maupertuis, and probability theory, and combined ideas from these sources in an innovative fashion to hypothesize that species are mutable and that all life arose randomly from a single prototype.

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ISBN-13:
9781135915827
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/23/2006
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
3 MB

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