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Man and Natural Selection


THE following reply to M. Claparède's “Remarques à propos de Pouvragede M. Alfred Russel Wallace sur la Théorie de la Sélection Naturelle,” was written some months ago, and was intended as an appendix to a French translation of my “Essays ” by M. Lucien De Candolle, to be published by Reinwald, of Paris. As it is now very uncertain when the translation will appear, and as M. Claparède's critique has been highly spoken of in several English periodicals, I think it advisable that my answer to it should be no longer delayed.


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WALLACE, A. Man and Natural Selection . Nature 3, 8–9 (1870).

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