Tag: Lamarck

  • Lamarck and Buffon – evolutionary heroes in the Jardin des Plantes, Paris

    I recently visited Paris and made a quick trip to the Jardin des Plantes, the site of the Natural History Museum of Paris. Immediately facing you as you enter the park is a statue of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck. Lamarck’s theories are now mostly abandoned, as Darwin and Wallace’s theory of Evolution by Natural Selection has become […]

  • Evolution: What did Darwin, Wallace and Lamarck contribute?

    To start this blog off, a little bit of history. Do you know who Charles Darwin is? How about Alfred Wallace? Jean-Baptiste Lamarck? You’ve probably heard of the first guy. The second, maybe. The third? Perhaps if you’re interested in biology, or French science. All three men are important in the development of evolution by […]