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Erasmus Darwin

Krause, Ernst

Erasmus Darwin

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

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  • Darwin, Erasmus, -- 1731-1802

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    Statementby Ernest Krause ; translated from the German by W.S. Dallas ; with a preliminary notice by Charles Darwin ...
    ContributionsDarwin, Charles, 1809-1882., Dallas, W. S. 1824-1890.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, [1], 216 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21823149M

    Erasmus Darwin was an English physician who turned down George III's invitation to be a physician to the King. One of the key thinkers of the Midlands Enlightenment, he was also a natural philosopher, physiologist, abolitionist, inventor and poet.


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He is shown to be a major creative thinker and innovator, one of the minds behind the late eighteenth-century industrial revolution, and one of the first, if not the first, to perceive the living world (including humans) as part of a unified evolutionary scenario.

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Erasmus Darwin MA (7 December – 24 April ), grandson of the naturalist Charles Darwin, was an English businessman and soldier, killed in the First World War.

Biographical notes. Darwin was born in The Orchard, Cambridge, the son of Horace Darwin and his wife Ida (née Farrer), daughter of Thomas Farrer, 1st Baron Farrer.

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Erasmus Darwin looked at how living things evolved (change over a long time). His grandson, Charles Darwin, later wrote a book that explained evolution by natural selection.

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