Darwin, Charles
(1809-1882). Naturalista inglés autor de la teoría de la evolución de las especies por selección natural, desde entonces conocida como "darwinismo". Su obra más famosa, publicada en 1859, "Origen de las especies", ha ejercido influencia extraordinaria en nuestros conceptos actuales de la vida.

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  • Darwin, Charles — (1809–1882)    The immensely influential theorist of evolution, Charles Darwin was the grandson of the biologist Erasmus Darwin and was descended on his mother’s side from the Wedgwood pottery family, which made him independently wealthy. After… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • Darwin, Charles — English naturalist (1809 82), considered the father of evolution. Darwin voyaged aboard the Beagle to see the wonders of South America. After his return to England, he proposed a mechanism for evolution natural selection. Darwin noted that… …   Medical dictionary

  • Darwin,Charles Robert — Darwin, Charles Robert. 1809 1882. British naturalist who revolutionized the study of biology with his theory of evolution based on natural selection. His most famous works include Origin of Species (1859) and The Descent of Man (1871).  … …   Universalium

  • Darwin , Charles Robert — (1809–1882) British naturalist Darwin, who was born in Shrewsbury, began his university education by studying medicine at Edinburgh (1825), but finding he had no taste for the subject he entered Cambridge University to prepare for the Church. At… …   Scientists

  • Darwin, Charles Robert — (1809–82)    Scientist.    Darwin was educated at the University of Cambridge. In 1859 he published his Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection. In this he argued that the earth’s species were not created in their present form, but had… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Darwin, Charles Robert — (1809–1882) English naturalist. Darwin was born in Shrewsbury and studied medicine at Edinburgh, then Cambridge. His naturalistic observations came to maturity on the famous voyage of the Beagle (1831–6). During the subsequent twenty years Darwin …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Darwin, Charles (Robert) — born Feb. 12, 1809, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Eng. died April 19, 1882, Downe, Kent British naturalist. The grandson of Erasmus Darwin and Josiah Wedgwood, he studied medicine at the University of Edinburgh and biology at Cambridge. He was… …   Universalium

  • Darwin, Charles (Robert) — (12 feb. 1809, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, Inglaterra–19 abr. 1882, Downe, Kent). Naturalista británico. Nieto de Erasmus Darwin y Josiah Wedgwood, estudió medicina en la Universidad de Edimburgo y biología en Cambridge. Fue recomendado para… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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