Definition of Darwinian in English:
Of or relating to Darwinism.
- Debates over whether public schools should teach creationism or Darwinian evolution are also fundamentally moral.
- One consequence of Darwinian evolution by natural selection is that as the world changes, what lives and what dies can change as well.
- The key to the mechanism of Darwinian evolution is natural selection.
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An adherent of Darwinism.
- But they express scorn for the extreme Darwinians, those who treat Darwinism as a religion, or try to interpret human social life by genes or natural selection.
- If we want to have a scientific description of how we evolved we will have to transcend the doctrinal debate between the Creationists and the Darwinians and start from scratch.
- To suckle the young of another species is hardly what Darwinians call an adaptive trait (because it does not contribute to the surrogate's own survival).
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