Essays Tagged: "Jean Baptiste Lamarck"

An opinionated look into the facts and fallacies of evolution, from a Christian perspective. 11 pages

ckism, "the theory of inheritance of acquired characteristics" (Huse 148). This theory, proposed by Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck (1744-1829), states that if a certain physical characteristic is not being ...

(12 pages) 279 2 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Lamarck's Influence on the Development Of Darwins Theory Of Evolution

ame up with models of evolution that were unfortunately unworkable. One of these early pioneers was Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Lamarck believed in deism and advocated natural religion based on human reaso ... ame up with models of evolution that were unfortunately unworkable. One of these early pioneers was Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Lamarck believed in deism and advocated natural religion based on human reaso ...

(15 pages) 117 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Theory of Evolution

dthat each layer had a distinctive set of fossils of life-forms that hadlived in the past.LamarckismJean Baptiste Lamarck was one of several theorists whoproposed anevolutionary theory based on the 'u ...

(12 pages) 419 2 4.0 May/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Exploring a Change in Views on the Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics.

uch complex characteristics. The idea of the inheritance of acquired characteristics, introduced by Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, is an evolutionary process that involves organisms changing their phenotypic ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Why were later 19th century social thinkers attracted to the idea of 'evolution'?

the way in which we think about evolution now. Most theories of evolution at the time stemmed from Lamarck, who had arrived at some tentative conclusions many years before The Origin of Species was p ... opment of individual societies to the general succession of society. This philosophy falls apart if Lamarck's conclusion no longer holds, as the changes we make to ourselves as individuals during our ...

(8 pages) 113 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Evolution

theories of evolution, which are, the early theories proposed by Comte de Buffon, Baron Cuvier, and Lamarck, the synthetic theory, and the Darwin theory.In the 1700s, French naturalists, Comte de Buff ... nd muscles, which were used seldom, tended to become smaller and diminish. With these observations, Lamarck concluded that these characteristics were hereditary.Proposed during two decades, the 1930s ...

(13 pages) 187 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Compare Darwin's Theory of Evolution to Lamarck's Theory of Evolution

There have been many theories explaining evolution. Two of the most well known of these are the Lamarckian theory, which was mostly believed before the Darwinian theory, which is the theory which ... ich is the theory which is believed to have the highest probability of it being the case. In Lamarck's theory of evolution, he stated that an organism was able to pass on required traits to the ...

(2 pages) 12506 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The conflicting evolutionary theories of Darwin and Lamarck Over the years, philosophers, religious thinkers and scientists have tried to explain the history of life on Earth.

The conflicting evolutionary theories of Darwin and LamarckOver the years, philosophers, religious thinkers and scientists have tried to explain the his ... nce was incomplete and their theories left too many unanswered questions.In the early 19th century, Lamarck proposed the theory of transformism. By examining fossils he learned that some species had r ... arned that some species had remained the same over the thousands of years while others had changed. Lamarck suggested that, once nature formed life, the arrangement of all forms of life was the result ...

(1 pages) 30 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

An essay on human adaptability. it talks about evolution of the human person.

odds and evolved from single celled organisms into the complex being that we are today.Chevalier de Lamarck was a famous scientist throughout the eighteenth and seventeenth centuries. He was a profess ... to the environment and that this adaptation was transmitted from parent to offspring" (Comas, 55). Lamarck believes that something changes in the environment and individually organisms change to best ...

(8 pages) 84 0 3.7 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck was born in Bazentin-le-Petit, Picardy, ... French army. Some of Lamarck's older brothers made their careers in the military. His father wanted Jean to take a career in the church. However, Jean did not like the ministry, and quit his Jesuit co ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Social Darwinsim

could explain the passage of intelligence by direct education. Lamarckian theory, which comes from Jean Pierre Lamarck, a noted evolutionist (1744-1829) has a fundamentally different theorem than tha ...

(2 pages) 25 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

my lives shit

wpoints in the early scientific theories regards to evolution. These scientists, Charles Darwin and Jean-Baptiste de Lamarck believed their own viewpoint of evolution was right so they tried to prove ...

(2 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology