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Gaps in Darwin's Initial Theory

Kushnick, Geoff


This chapter focuses on shortcomings of Darwin's 1859 book, On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. These include a lack of a tenable mechanism of inheritance, inability to explain seemingly 'maladaptive traits', and the lack of transitional forms.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-12-21
Type: Journal article
Book Title: Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-16999-6_1385-1


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