One of the greatest naturalists of the 19th century, Alfred Russel Wallace (1823-1913) co-discovered evolution by natural selection with Charles Darwin.
We hear a lot of talk these days about “following the science.” But science rarely speaks with one unified voice.
Here is a small, representative sampling of such claims over the past three centuries. These claims are not from science, but they drive science.
Adults across the board engage in public fights where the personal destruction of ideological enemies is always a ready weapon.
It was at Edinburgh University that he first encountered radical philosophical materialism, which laid the philosophical foundation for his work in evolution.