On the Origin of Species - Charles Darwin & Gillian Beer

On the Origin of Species

By Charles Darwin & Gillian Beer

  • Release Date: 2008-11-13
  • Genre: Life Sciences


In the Origin of Species (1859) Darwin challenged many of the most deeply held beliefs of the Western world. The present edition provides a detailed discussion of his theories and adds an account of the responses of readers to the book on first publication. These cast light on recent controversies, such as questions of design and descent.