- the Darwinian theory
- adherence to the Darwinian theory
A theory of biological evolution developed by Charles Darwin and others, stating that all species of organisms have developed from other species, primarily through natural selection. Also called Darwinian theory.
- Various concepts of development or evolution popularised by Charles Darwin's publication of On the Origin of Species in 1859.
- The principles of natural selection set out in Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species (1859), more strictly defined by August Weismann and developed by other authors into a central part of the modern evolutionary synthesis.
Darwin + -ism