The Autobiography of Charles Darwin

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"Everyone has heard of Darwinism, but few are familiar with Darwin the man. Here we have the story of his life told by the man himself. Charles Darwin's autobiographical recollections were written for his children - without any thought that they would ever be published and reveal a humble man who preferred the companionship and counsel of his family to that of the eminent scientists who surrounded him. This gentle self-portrait provides a unique insight into the beliefs and principles of the moral man whose theories on evolution shook the
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Overview

"Everyone has heard of Darwinism, but few are familiar with Darwin the man. Here we have the story of his life told by the man himself. Charles Darwin's autobiographical recollections were written for his children - without any thought that they would ever be published and reveal a humble man who preferred the companionship and counsel of his family to that of the eminent scientists who surrounded him. This gentle self-portrait provides a unique insight into the beliefs and principles of the moral man whose theories on evolution shook the foundations of traditional religion." The Autobiography of Charles Darwin also includes Reminiscences of My Father's Everyday Life, by Sir Francis Darwin, exploring Charles Darwin's views on religion.

Autobiography of the 19th-century naturalist.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781907727047
  • Publisher: Bibliolis Books Ltd
  • Publication date: 5/14/2010
  • Pages: 114
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.27 (d)

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Charles Darwin
Charles Robert Darwin (1809-1882) was and English naturalist, scientist, and theorist, best known for formulating the theory of evolution, published in his 1859 book ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES.
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    1. Date of Birth:
      February 12, 1809
    2. Place of Birth:
      Shrewsbury, England
    1. Date of Death:
      April 19, 1882
    2. Place of Death:
      London, England
    1. Education:
      B.A. in Theology, Christ’s College, Cambridge University, 1831

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