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Darwin and Wallace as Environmental Philosophers

Ted Benton

Environmental Values 18 (2009): 487-502. doi: 10.3197/096327109X12532653285858


The thoughts of Darwin and Wallace on human evolution and the relations between humans and the rest of nature are compared. Despite significant differences, it is suggested both great evolutionists have much to offer in addressing our current socio-ecological predicament.


Charles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace, sexual selection, human evolution, nature and human nature, racial difference, environmental justice

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