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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.
This survey includes the works of the most important naturalists of the latter part of the eighteenth century: Georges Buffon, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier.

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