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Alfred Russel Wallace : Alfred Wallace : A. R. Wallace :
Russel Wallace : Alfred Russell Wallace (sic)

Dr. Alfred R. Wallace (S707ag: 1914)

Editor Charles H. Smith's Note: The June 1914 issue of The Forum (New York) featured a long article by Elmer J. Kneale entitled "Darwin, Science and the Church; The Last Word of Science and the Church on the Teachings of Darwin: A Symposium." Kneale solicited opinions from many individuals, including Wallace, whose comments appeared on page 824 of the article. To link directly to this page, connect with: http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/wallace/S707AG.htm

Dr. Alfred R. Wallace

Famous as the originator with Darwin of the theory of "Natural Selection"

[Over fifty years ago while in the Malay Archipelago, and while unaware of Darwin's work, Dr. Wallace formulated a theory practically identical with that of Darwin on natural selection.]

    My last book, The World of Life, shows that I uphold the Darwinian theory as much as ever. The view of Sir E. Ray Lankester on this subject is, I believe, identical with my own.

Yours very truly,
Alfred R. Wallace.

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