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" He who can read Sir Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology, which the future historian will recognize as having produced a revolution in natural science, and yet does not admit how vast have been the past periods of time, may at once... "
On the Origin of Species: By Means of Natural Selection Or the Preservation ... - Стр. 178
авторы: Charles Darwin - 2007 - Страниц: 328
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The Origin of Species

Charles Darwin - 1909 - Страниц: 552
...historian will recognise as having produced a revolution in natural science, and yet does not admit how vast have been the past periods of time, may at once...inadequate idea of the duration of each formation, or even of each stratum. We can best gain some idea of past time by knowing the agencies at work, and learning...
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Mathematical and Physical Papers

Sir Joseph Larmor
...period." Here is another still more important sentence, which I read to you from the same book : — " He who can read Sir Charles Lyell's grand work on...past periods of time, may at once close this volume." I shall next read a short statement from Page's Advanced Students' Text-Book of Geology, published...
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Transactions of the Edinburgh Geological Society, Том 6

Edinburgh Geological Society - 1893
...lapse of time. —Hz remarks that whoever can read Lyell's "Principles of Geology" and not realise how incomprehensibly vast have been the past periods of time may at once close his volume upon the " Origin of Species." He advises the student to examine great piles of superimposed...
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The Edge of Objectivity: An Essay in the History of Scientific Ideas

Charles Coulston Gillispie - 1960 - Страниц: 562
...historian will recognize as having produced a revolution in natural science, and yet does not admit how vast have been the past periods of time, may at once close this volume." As another suecessor once said of Lyell's influence, "We find the data, and Lyell teaches us to comprehend...
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Philosophical Magazine

1899
...Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology, which the future historian will recognize as having produced a revolution in natural science,...periods of time, may at once close this volume.” I shall next read a short statemnent fromn Page's ‘Advanced Students' Text-Book of Geology,' published...
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The Flamingo's Smile: Reflections in Natural History

Stephen Jay Gould - 1985 - Страниц: 476
...Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology, and yet does not admit how incomprehensively vast have been the past periods of time, may at once close this volume." Here Darwin commits a fallacy of reasoning — the confusion of gradualism with natural selection —...
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Charles Darwin's the Origin of Species: New Interdisciplinary Essays

David Amigoni - 1995 - Страниц: 211
...Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology . . . yet does not admit how incomprehensively vast have been the past periods of time, may at once close this volume'." Of course, Darwin's view is not cyclic but linear: it envisages a unique series of events each of which...
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History, Humanity and Evolution: Essays for John C. Greene

James Richard Moore - 2002 - Страниц: 444
...Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology', wrote Charles Darwin in the Origin of Species, 'yet does not admit how incomprehensibly vast have...been the past periods of time, may at once close this volume.'30 Darwin did indeed need Lyell's extremely long time-scale - significantly longer, incidentally,...
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The Abyss of Time: Changing Conceptions of the Earth's Antiquity After the ...

Claude C. Albritton - 2002 - Страниц: 251
...historian will recognize as having produced a revolution in natural science, and yet does not admit how vast have been the past periods of time, may at once close this volume" (1g). Naturalists may be forgiven for believing that species are immutable creations, he concedes,...
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The Third Level of Reality: A Unified Theory of the Paranormal

Percy Seymour - 2003 - Страниц: 212
...years would be needed: 'He who can read Sir Charles Lyell's grand work on the Principles of Geology and yet does not admit how incomprehensibly vast have...past periods of time, may at once close this volume.* Darwin tried to get some estimate of the age of the Earth by calculating the denudation of the Weald...
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