Despite the notoriety of wallace in his own day, he remains a comparatively obscure figure in the history of biology. Welcome to version two of the alfred russel wallace page, a website dedicated to celebrating the life and work of the english naturalist, evolutionist, and social critic alfred russel wallace (1823-1913. Late in life alfred russel wallace wrote an autobiographical work in relation to this particular letter he wrote:- and at the very end of the letter i say: there is a work published by the ray society i should much like to see, okens elements of physiophilosophy.
Alfred russel wallace a biographical sketch by john van wyhe alfred russel wallace (1823-1913) came from a rather humble and ordinary background his english father, a solicitor by training, once had property sufficient to generate a gentleman's income of £500 per annum. This cruise honours alfred russel wallace and the time he spent in what is now indonesia wallace trails & sails with dr george beccaloni the marine life of. The past decade has witnessed a substantial number of books and articles on the life and work of alfred russel wallace, codiscoverer (with charles darwin) of the theory of evolution by natural selection. The heretic in darwin's court explores the controversial life and scientific contributions of alfred russel wallace―victorian traveler, scientist, spiritualist, and co-discoverer with charles darwin of natural selection after examining his early years, the biography turns to wallace's twelve years of often harrowing travels in the western.
Travel writer redmond o'hanlon champions the life of naturalist alfred russel wallace. Alfred russel wallace: a life this delightfully written biography is a real find the subject is timely, and the author brings a lively sensibility and sympathy to wallace's situation in the evolutionary story without falling prey to over-sensationalist hysteria. The life and works of alfred wallace posted by: david 26-11-2014 like so many of the artists we have been looking at recently, alfred wallace lived a varied and hectic life filled with turmoil and tragedy. Biography early life alfred wallace was born in the welsh village of llanbadoc, near usk, monmouthshire he was the seventh of nine children of thomas vere wallace and mary anne greenell.
Alfred russel wallace's life ( from the alfred russel wallace page ) 1807: wallace's parents marry january 8, 1823: alfred russel wallace born at usk,. Alfred russel wallace, eminent naturalist and codiscoverer of the principle of natural selection, was a major participant in the antivaccination campaigns in late 19th-century england. Enjoy the best alfred russel wallace quotes at brainyquote quotations by alfred russel wallace, british scientist, born january 8, 1823 life and death alfred.
The heretic in darwin's court: the life of alfred russel wallace by slotten, ross a and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom. Alfred russel wallace (1823-1913), british naturalist, evolutionist, geographer, anthropologist, and social critic and theorist, was born 8 january 1823 at usk, gwent (formerly monmouthshire) he was the third of four sons and eighth of nine children of thomas vere wallace and mary anne greenell, a middle-class english couple of modest means. This educational website explores the life and ideas of alfred russel wallace, the co-founder with charles darwin of the theory of evolution by natural selection. Home » biography of wallace » wallace timeline for a graphical timeline of wallace's life click here a 2014 homing in: alfred russel wallace's homes.
Alfred russel wallace co-discovered one of the most important scientific theories of all time and was a committed humanist who spent his life speaking out against injustice to unlock this lesson. Alfred russel wallace, my life: a record of events and opinion, 1905 john van wyhe, dispelling the darkness: voyage in the malay archipelago and the discovery of evolution by wallace and darwin.
Alfred russel wallace (1823-1913) was a british naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist he is best known for independently conceiving of the theory of evolution through natural selection, explaining that species differentiated over time and were not created immutable. During their lifetimes, alfred russel wallace and charles darwinshared credit and fame for the independent and near-simultaneousdiscovery of natural selection. The heretic in darwin's court: the life of alfred russel wallace columbia university press, 602 pp columbia university press, 602 pp williams-ellis, amabel, 1966.