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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Creation.,
  • Evolution (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Chambers ; edited with a new introduction by James A. Secord.
    ContributionsSecord, James A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH363 .C4 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlviii, vi, 390, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages390
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1436187M
    ISBN 100226100723, 0226100731
    LC Control Number93048415


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James Andrew Secord (born 18 March ) is an American-born historian. He is a professor of history and philosophy of science within the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge, and a fellow of Christ's College. He is also the director (since ) of the project to publish the complete Correspondence of Charles Darwin.

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Chambers was an early phrenologist and was the anonymous author of Vestiges of Born: 10 JulyPeebles, Peeblesshire, Scotland. Chambers, R. Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation and other Evolutionary Writings.

James Secord, London, (This re-print also contains Chambers' Explanations and a complete bibliography of the contemporary reviews and more secondary literature than is given here.) Cooney, Sondra Miles.

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Secord, University of Chicago Press, ISBN Includes facsimile reproductions of the 1st edition of Vestiges and the 1st edition of maisondesvautours.com: Robert Chambers. Looking for books by Robert Chambers. See all books authored by Robert Chambers, including Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation and Other Evolutionary Writings, and Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, and more on maisondesvautours.com "Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation" was a book published anonymously in England in It proposed a natural theory of cosmic and biological evolution, tying together numerous speculative scientific theories of the age, and created considerable political controversy in Victorian society for its radicalism and unorthodoxy.

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This book proposed an evolutionary scenario for the origins of the Solar System and of life on Earth. It claimed that the fossil record showed a progressive ascent of animals.

Millhauser, Milton (), Just Before Darwin: Robert Chambers and Vestiges, Wesleyan University ; Secord, James A., ed. (), Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation and other Evolutionary Writings, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN (Contains facsimiles of the 1st editions of Vestiges and Explanations).

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science REFUTATION AND CONJECTURE DARWIN'S RESPONSE TO SEDGWICK'S ATTACK ON CHAMBERS Robert Chambers, Vestiges of the natural history ofcreation (London: John Churchill, i ). vi + ago pp.

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in Vestiges and the Debate before Darwin, Editor John M. Lynch, Bristol, ).The Scottish author _____ presented a well-developed and widely influential theory on how new species originate from existing species in his book, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation.

He also thought about populations evolving rather than individuals.Robert Chambers, Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation and Other Ebook Writings (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, []), James A. Secord, Victorian Sensation: The Extraordinary Publication, Reception, and Secret Authorship of Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ),