Hugo De Vries Quote

To put it in the terms chosen lately by Mr. Arthur Harris in a friendly criticism of my views: "Natural selection may explain the survival of the fittest, but it cannot explain the arrival of the fittest."


Concluding sentence of his work Species and Varieties: Their Origin by Mutation (1904), The Open Court Publishing Company, Chicago, p. 826.

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To put it in the terms chosen lately by Mr. Arthur Harris in a friendly criticism of my views: Natural selection may explain the survival of the...

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To put it in the terms chosen lately by Mr. Arthur Harris in a friendly criticism of my views: Natural selection may explain the survival of the...

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To put it in the terms chosen lately by Mr. Arthur Harris in a friendly criticism of my views: Natural selection may explain the survival of the...

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To put it in the terms chosen lately by Mr. Arthur Harris in a friendly criticism of my views: Natural selection may explain the survival of the...