The Origin of Species, written by Charles Darwin is the ground-breaking theory of evolutionary biology that answered many unanswered questions since the dawn of mankind. Charles Darwin starts off by challenging the reader's knowledge about creation of planet Earth. He explains how humans their creations are negligible, when compared to the detailed, more complex creations that happen in nature. Along with his scientifically credible information, the author also relies on spiritual and idealistic principles to drive the point home.
We also get to understand and compare the evolution in different. The claim that man evolved from apes is explained by comparing man to an orang-utan. Darwin also explains that with time, one form of a bird can evolve into another form, given the effects of climate and natural habitats. The evolution story also highlights survival of the fittest, as it leads to better development of the species.
Charles Darwin's contribution to the evolution theory is incomparable. A naturalist and geologist of an eminent fame, it was Darwin who established the fact that all species have evolved from common ancestors through a process known as natural selection. This proposal of his was backed by scientific evidence and contained the astute observations made by him. Though his theories were initially rejected, the scientific community, and with time, the general public also came to believe his claims. Darwin adds an interesting narrative to his books, thereby providing a captivating read every time. His most famous works include titles such as On Natural Selection, The Descent of Man, Voyage of the Beagle and The Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals.
This edition of The Origin of Species is published by Harper Press in English. It is available in paperback, and has an ISBN 10 number of 0007902239, and an ISBN 13 number of 9780007902231. You can easily it order online and get a first-hand understanding of the evolution theory as proposed by Charles Darwin.