Researching human evolution, human and animal emotions, and sexual selection.
Researching human evolution and expressions, and revising ‘On the Origin of Species’.
Charles Darwin’s approach to book-writing went through four key stages…
An exploration of how Darwin kept track of his various notes, enabling him to produce a huge body of work.
…or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
On 28 September 1838, Charles Darwin made some notes inspired by the writings of Rev. Thomas Malthus, and a famous simile was born.
To mark Charles Darwin’s 211th birthday, some thoughts on his 1871 classic, The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex, an unlikely anecdote about a snail, plus all the usual book reviews and links to Darwin-related news stories.
A faithful(ish) copy of the original.
Apollo 11 · Origin of Species · Richard Owen · Charles Lyell · sloths · lice · deaf moths · pregnant lizards · puppy eyes · palaeoanthropology · book reviews · heads on spikes!
An aesthetically pleasing volume, indicating how Darwin’s great work on evolution itself evolved.
Darwin’s theory of evolution by means of natural selection explained for young children.
Our second newsletter marks the 159th anniversary of the publication of ‘On the Origin of Species’…