On Natural Selection
Throughout history some books have changed the world, transforming the way we see ourselves – and each other. No-one has done more to shape our view of what makes us human than Charles Darwin whose seismic theory of evolution turned the Victorian world upside down and rewrote our notions of life on earth.
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves – and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives – and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization, and helped make us who we are.