Darwin on pangenesis

The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication Volume 2, Volume 2

Darwin’s ideas on what could be passed on from parent to offspring where not what many people today believe.

What was pangenesis? Try Wikipedia – and read Darwin at

http://books.google.com/books?id=THmP4OtPxWQC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_similarbooks_r&cad=3#v=onepage&q=&f=false

See also

http://www.esp.org/books/darwin/variation/facsimile/contents.htm

See especially:

http://www.esp.org/books/darwin/variation/facsimile/contents/darwin-variation-chap-27-i.pdf

 

Understand – what was Darwin’s notion of pangensis and what is  gemmule 

 

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