Discourse on the Revolutionary Upheavals on the Surface of the Earth
(1769-1832) was a brilliant, influential, and powerful figure in natural
science in the early nineteenth century, particularly famous for his
work with the fossils of quadrupeds and his ability to reconstruct
entire skeletal structures on the basis of a few fragments. Like many of
his colleagues, Cuvier opposed evolution and yet, as a scientist, he
could not ignore the evidence of past extinctions...
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