The Inheritance of “Acquired” Characters


MR. CUNNINGHAM says (p. 367) that my article was as dogmatic as it could possibly be. It was meant to be. It was meant to stir up those who continue to use the old terms “acquired” and “innate” without really bothering much about their signification. It has achieved its object admirably.

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D., A. The Inheritance of “Acquired” Characters . Nature 77, 392 (1908).

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