Active and passive Darwinism

Kesić, Marijana (2009) Active and passive Darwinism. Bachelor's thesis, Faculty of Science > Department of Biology.

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Man has always been interested in his origins. Even Greek philosophers came to some knowledge about the origins of living world that surrounds us. Evolution then developed as a science, and still today its importance continues to rise. A great scientist who has made a great contribution to the evolution, and science overall, is Charles Darwin. In 1859 his long and rich work resulted in one of the most popular books today: "The origin of species by natural selection", in which he expounded his theory of evolution. Darwin's works and thoughts are source for many books and works today. His theory is also known as Darwinism. Darwinism can be divided into active and passive Darwinism. Darwin represents the passive Darwinism, and Karl Popper is the representative of the active Darwinism. According to Karl Popper and the active Darwinism, creative force in the evolution is the activity of organisms, and according to Darwin and the passive Darwinism it is the natural selection.

Item Type: Thesis (Bachelor's thesis)
Supervisor: Kalafatić, Mirjana
Date: 2009
Number of Pages: 11
Subjects: NATURAL SCIENCES > Biology
Divisions: Faculty of Science > Department of Biology
Depositing User: Silvana Šehić
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2014 10:45
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2014 10:45

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