Edinburgh Medical Journal, Vol. 1 of 30

Edinburgh Medical Journal, Vol. 1 of 30 : Containing the Monthly Journal of Medicine and the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, July to December, 1884 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Edinburgh Medical Journal, Vol. 1 of 30: Containing the Monthly Journal of Medicine and the Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal, July to December, 1884 Although it may be admitted that some slow change or modification can hardly fail to take lace, as the combined result of individual variation and natural se eetion in the struggle for life, yet the question at once arises, whether variation has, or has not, its limits. For the Darwinian doctrine of evolution, it is necessary to assume that variation is practically unlimited. But it seems almost certain that, at all events along 'ven lines, there are limits to variation; and, in connexion wit this, I may advert to what Professor Cleland of Glasgow has ointed out, - that it seems very strange, if variation be unlimited, t at natural selection should have done nothing to advance the molluscan type during the countless ages that have elapsed since palaeozoic times, when the cephalopoda were as highly organized as they are at the present day. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 632 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 32mm | 835g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 122 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243120060
  • 9780243120062