28) – hardly the reaction expected from a man who would be awarded the Wollaston Medal, the highest accolade of the Geological Society of London, in 1859. Notes on the effects produced by the ancient glaciers of Caernarvonshire and on the boulders transported by floating ice. A monograph on the fossil Lepadidae, or, pedunculated cirripedes of Great Britain. A monograph on the Subclass Cirripedia, with figures of all the species. However, Darwin was a hard working student in Jameson’s classes and developed a firm grasp of many aspects of geological knowledge at that time (Secord 1991, pp. Darwin must also have received part of his geological education during the chemistry course (1825-1826) of Thomas Charles Hope (1766-1844) (Secord 1991, p. London, Edinburgh and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science (series 3) 21, 180-188. Monograph of the Palaeontographical Society, London 5 (13), vi 88 pp.
However, his instruction in the new science actually began when he attended formal courses in natural history and chemistry, and made friendships with geologists as a student at the universities of Edinburgh and Cambridge. On the Origin of Species by means of Natural Selection, or, the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.
Darwin was in Edinburgh from 1825 to 1827, where he had been sent by his father, Robert Waring Darwin (1766-1848), a physician, to study medicine, which was a kind of family tradition. 2) was Regius Professor of Natural History from 1804 until his death.
Darwin found Jameson’s lectures “¼ incredibly dull.
The sole effect they produced on me was the determination never as long as I lived to read a book on geology ¼” (Darwin 1983, p.
Each demands something slightly different from a leader, as we’ll explore in the rest of the section.