By Michael A. Flannery
Some regard him as a heretic, others as simply a inaccurate scientist-turned-spiritualist, nonetheless others as a prescient determine looking forward to the trendy Gaia speculation. might be Martin Fichman’s word hits closest and so much again and again to the truth—“the elusive Victorian.” Can the genuine Wallace be stumbled on? if this is the case, what may perhaps we study in that rediscovery? The provocative thesis of this new biography is that Wallace, in constructing his certain model of evolution, presaged sleek clever layout idea. Wallace’s devotion to studying the truths of nature introduced him via a life of learn to work out real layout within the flora and fauna. This was once Wallace’s final heresy, a heresy that revealed the metaphysical underpinnings of the rising Darwinian paradigm.
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Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life by Michael A. Flannery