Select Page


Natural Selection

One hundred and fifty years past its publication Origin of Species by Charles Darwin is regarded as the most important book of science ever written. The importance to all of humanity and life itself. One hundred and fifty years past its publication Origin of Species by Charles Darwin was recognised as the most important book of science ever written. The importance to all of humanity and life itself. The influence and critics came from all fields of science.

However, one year after Karl Marx drew an even closer connection between Darwin’s theory and his doctrine in a letter to Ferdinand Lassalle in 1861, declaring: “Darwin’s work is most important and suits my purpose in that it provides a basis in the natural science for the historical class struggle” (Collected Works, 41: 232, 246–7).


Sources and useful information

  • The Cambridge Companion to the “Origin of Species” Edited by Michael Ruse. Published by Cambridge University Press 2009

%d bloggers like this: