Charles Darwin was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. His proposition that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors is now widely accepted, and considered a foundational concept in science. In a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, he introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding. Darwin has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history. Darwin published his theory of evolution with compelling evidence in his 1859 book On the Origin of Species. His five-year voyage on HMS Beagle established him as an eminent geologist whose observations and theories supported Charles Lyell's conception of gradual geological change. Publication of his journal of the voyage made him famous as a popular author. Puzzled by the geographical distribution of wildlife and fossils he collected on the voyage, Darwin began detailed investigations, and in 1838 conceived his basic theory. Darwin's scientific discovery is the unifying theory of the life sciences and explains the diversity of life.
Pretend you’re a philosopher and write one or two easy-to-understand sentences that explain this quotation from Charles Darwin. Ask the class (or your friends) to choose the one they think best expresses his meaning.
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“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent .
It is the one that is the most adaptable to change, that lives within the
means available and works co-operatively against common threats.”
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