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Lamarck

Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet , Chevalier de Lamarck. 1744--1829, French naturalist. He outlined his theory of organic evolution (Lamarckism) in Philosophie zoologique (1809)
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Chapter 2 ("Setting the Scene") explores the intellectual trends that prepared the way for Darwin's theoretical innovations, including very useful discussions of Robert Chambers, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, and William Paley.
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck coined the word biology in 1805.
Since Mason notes that Hawthorne delivered the final manuscript of The Marble Faun to his publishers fifteen days before Darwin's On the Origin of the Species was published, she examines the Romance's relationship to Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's pre-Darwinian theory of species transformation.
He performed blood-transfusion experiments on rabbits, which undermined Darwin's effort to build upon Jean-Baptiste Lamarck's suggestion that acquired characteristics can be inherited.

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