Readings on: The theory of evolution–– results and significance

Darwin, Charles On the Origin of Species, abridged [390 words] — the concluding statement of the book. Darwin – visionary and poet.

——— The Descent of Man Vol. II, [abridged–900 words] [abstract–120 words] — Darwin's heretical declaration

——— The Origin of Species, [excerpts–2900 words][abstract–380] — the grand unifying theory of biology in the originator's own words

Simpson, George Gaylord This View of Life “The World into Which Darwin Led Us” [abridged– 2500 words] [abstract– 430 words] — the theory of evolution gives us the opportunity to develop a new world-view