Definition of Neo-darwinian
1. Adjective. Of or relating to Darwin's theories as modified by modern genetic findings. "Neo-Darwinian theories"
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Literary usage of Neo-darwinian
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1. Social Adaptation: A Study in the Development of the Doctrine of Adaptation by Lucius Moody Bristol (1915)
"... of the neo-Darwinian formula, and to this extent of the principle of passive adaptation, considering here Nietzsche, Kidd, Galton, Pearson and Lapouge. ..."
2. Darwin and After Darwin: An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a by George John Romanes, Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1895)
"For, by a curious irony of fate, while the Neo-Darwinian school is in Europe seeking to out-Darwin Darwin by assigning an exclusive prerogative to natural ..."
3. Heredity and Eugenics: A Course of Lectures Summarizing Recent Advances in by William Ernest Castle (1912)
"At present the neo-Darwinian concepts offer nothing that is of use as a working hypothesis in the ... More as a protest against the neo-Darwinian situation ..."
4. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Natural selection is the great Darwinian factor, and is to-day held by certain writers, notably those of the so-called Neo-Darwinian school, of which the ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1905)
"If, therefore, the Neo-Darwinian should deride the Lamarckian doctrine that the woodpecker's bill is lengthened through use and inheritance, he may, ..."
6. The Educative Process by William Chandler Bagley (1908)
"That is, in order to account for the chance production of a given useful organ, one would have to believe upon the neo- Darwinian hypothesis that thousands, ..."
7. Darwinian Fallacies by John Scouller (1905)
"of the Neo-Darwinian school to reach a higher level or deeper depth of ... The Neo-Darwinian school of evolutionists are followers of Professor August ..."
8. Darwinism To-day: A Discussion of Present-day Scientific Criticism of the by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"And the formulation of the theory of germinal selection is of itself a practical confession on the part of the foremost neo- Darwinian of the inability of ..."