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The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 2

Charles Darwin

Part 2 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great book on evolutionary theory, following his 1859 work, On The Origin of Species. In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection. The book discusses many related issues, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary ethics, differences between human races, differences between sexes, the superiority of men to women, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society. (Summary by Wikipedia)NOTE - In this audio version , many of Darwin's references to his sources have been omitted. People wishing to follow-up the references will find them all given in the text version.

Part 2 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great book on evolutionary theory, following his 1859 work, On The Origin of Species. In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection. The book discusses many related issues, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary ethics, differences between human races, differences between sexes, the superiority of men to women, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society. (Summary by Wikipedia)NOTE - In this audio version , many of Darwin's references to his sources have been omitted. People wishing to follow-up the references will find them all given in the text version.
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Part 2 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great book on evolutionary theory, following his 1859 work, On The Origin of Species. In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection. The book discusses many related issues, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary ethics, differences between human races, differences between sexes, the superiority of men to women, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society. (Summary by Wikipedia)NOTE - In this audio version , many of Darwin's references to his sources have been omitted. People wishing to follow-up the references will find them all given in the text version.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

15h 11m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

32:23


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

35:09


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:00


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

35:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

31:04


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

38:44


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

29:51


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

33:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

31:29


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

27:03


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

28:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

26:57


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

37:21


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

34:42


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

28:22


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

38:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

31:35


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

32:32


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

26:27


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

32:30


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

35:31


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

35:27


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

34:47


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

27:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

36:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

31:31


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

40:48


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

41:28