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Charles Darwin

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Research highlight: Looking at what Darwin knew about primate relationships

I provide a context for Darwin's ideas about human and primate relationships and update Descent of Man with today's knowledge.

Notebook page from Darwin showing his proposal of primate phylogeny
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Presentation on species concepts and the hominin fossil record

On a visit to Charles Darwin's home, I share some perspectives on how paleoanthropologists think about species.

John Hawks seen talking in front of a wooded background with a sandy pathway
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Investigating Darwin's ideas about disease in Indigenous populations

A passage from the historian Alfred Crosby points me deeper into the texts of Charles Darwin.

The sailing ship H.M.S. Beagle with a small craft bearing dark-skinned people