Essays Tagged: "Alfred Russel Wallace"

Charles Darwin.

lained by tongue. He did tell his friends this, who in turn set him to meet with another individual Alfred Russel Wallace whom also had the same theory. Wallace had sent Darwin a letter outlining what ...

(4 pages) 56 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies


rily criticized his revolutionary ideas. Butsuch noted British scientists as Thomas Henry Huxley andAlfred Russel Wallace supported Darwin's work, and manygroups eventually accepted his theories. Thes ...

(4 pages) 96 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Charles Darwin Biography (honors student)

ebrates are crustaceans and produced a classification for them.In 1858, he received a manuscript by Alfred Russel Wallace. He was dumbfounded by what he saw, Wallace had come to almost the same theory ...

(6 pages) 125 0 4.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Wallace. the scientist.

ents merit.What arguments can be used to support or contest this theory?"By the turn of the century Alfred Russel Wallace was very probably Britain's most known naturalist. By the end of his life, mor ... it is felt was undeservedly given to him,"One day the world will catch up with Wallace" Peter Raby. Alfred Russel Wallace: A life.Raby's book goes some way in restoring to Wallace the credit which is ...

(4 pages) 114 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays


nts. The importance of natural selection was first recognized, independently, by Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace. They compared it to the breeding of domestic strains by artificial selection ...

(1 pages) 46 1 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

'Wallace was an outsider, so it's no wonder we don't remember him as a great scientist. He didn't limit his research to proper scientific subjects. Discuss.

f phenomena.' And a scientist as someone who has an expert knowledge of one or more sciences. Today Wallace would be considered a great scientist according to these definitions. He came up with the sa ... . So why will Darwin be remembered as the person whose theories changed our view on evolution while Wallace faded into obscurity? To understand this we need to take a look the scientific establishment ...

(5 pages) 77 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays

Short Story Genre Analysis

hat lies in the title itself, "Birds with No Feet." The young hunter Alec and his older counterpart Wallace both strive to kill these animals for science. In the beginning, both men set off for the Am ... ms. They sell them to pay their way for another trip. But as we read along in the book we find that Wallace and Alec are not the same. Wallace set off for the Amazon in order to discover new creatures ...

(7 pages) 37 0 4.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Charles Darwin and Alfred Russell Wallace

Alfred Russel WallaceAlfred Russel Wallace was a Welsh geographer, anthropologist and biologist. He ... apers and research ultimately received the priority of appeal but a lot of its foundation came from Alfred Russel Wallace's research. Wallace was not shocked by his lack of appeal, citing his grateful ... on the views of natural (sexual) selection as the reason for such great leaps in evolution.Sources:Alfred Russel Wallace. "On the Law Which Has Regulated the Introduction of New Species." Annals and ...

(2 pages) 63 0 3.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

food is good

uch as Lyell.He then forms a 255 page paper and once again sends it to his closest academic friends.Alfred Russel Wallace was a natural historian; he was very poor. He works and somehow scrapes enough ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors