The descent of Darwin: Part 2 The fall of Wallace, Lamarck and complexity

The basic difference between Darwin’s theory and Wallace’s was this: Darwin focused on competition between individuals and Wallace focused on environmental pressures on local populations. Alfred Russel Wallace was a nearly lifelong world traveler and naturalist and was taken with the way that distinct subspecies could be found in adjoining territories with no transitional form … Continue reading The descent of Darwin: Part 2 The fall of Wallace, Lamarck and complexity