By Michael A. Flannery
Some regard him as a heretic, others as purely a erroneous scientist-turned-spiritualist, nonetheless others as a prescient determine expecting the trendy Gaia speculation. might be Martin Fichman’s word hits closest and so much many times to the truth—“the elusive Victorian.” Can the genuine Wallace be chanced on? if that is so, what may perhaps we research in that rediscovery? The provocative thesis of this new biography is that Wallace, in constructing his distinctive model of evolution, presaged sleek clever layout idea. Wallace’s devotion to gaining knowledge of the truths of nature introduced him via a life of study to determine real layout within the wildlife. This was once Wallace’s final heresy, a heresy that revealed the metaphysical underpinnings of the rising Darwinian paradigm.
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Alfred Russel Wallace: A Rediscovered Life by Michael A. Flannery