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In Darwin's Shadow: Alfred Russel Wallace

Michael Shermer talked about his book In Darwin’s Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace, published by Oxford University Press. He… read more

Michael Shermer talked about his book In Darwin’s Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace, published by Oxford University Press. He discussed the life and accomplishments of British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace. Wallace, independently of Charles Darwin, came up with the theory of natural selection, the process that explains how evolution works. Mr. Shermer talked about Wallace’s work, his relationship with Darwin, and his eventual acceptance of the paranormal. Following the presentation, which was accompanied by slides, Mr. Shermer answered questions from members of the audience. The talk was part of a speakers series at Caltech sponsored by the Skeptics Society. close

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In Darwin's Shadow: Alfred Russel Wallace

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Program ID:
158199-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Pasadena, California, United States
First Aired:
Jan 11, 2003 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 27, 2003 | 3:15am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Jan 11, 2003 | 11:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2003 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2003 | 6:14pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2003 | 3:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
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