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Darwinism (plural Darwinisms)
- Various concepts of development or evolution popularised by Charles Darwin's publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859.
- The principles of natural selection set out in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1859), more strictly defined by August Weismann and developed by other authors into a central part of the modern evolutionary synthesis.
principles of natural selection