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Dynamic Evolution; A Study of the Causes of Evolution and Degeneracy (Paperback) Loot Price: R291
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Dynamic Evolution; A Study of the Causes of Evolution and Degeneracy (Paperback): Casper Lavater Redfield
Dynamic Evolution; A Study of the Causes of Evolution and Degeneracy (Paperback): Casper Lavater Redfield

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Dynamic Evolution; A Study of the Causes of Evolution and Degeneracy (Paperback)

Casper Lavater Redfield

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER II THE PROBLEM STATED Distinction between the Organic and the Inorganie--Organic Energy--Heredity--Inside and Outside Energy--Increasing Energy in Horses--Process of Concentrating Energy in Animals--Great Individual Concentration Only in Old Animals--The Trotter Born yet Really Made--The Only Solution--"2: 10 Trotter" Defined. 'HE main thing which distinguishes the 1 organic world from the inorganic, the live animal from the dead one, and the efficient man from the inefficient, is energy and the potential at which it exists in the different bodies. This same difference in the concentration of energy distinguishes animals from plants, and the higher animals from the lower ones. The amount of work which any animal can perform represents its available energy, and availability depends upon potential. Another distinction between the organic and the inorganic is the extent to which we may practically extract and make use of the available energy. With inorganic bodies we may utilize the last particle of available energy which we can obtain, but not so with organic bodies. With organisms we must leave behind enough of the obtainable energy to keep the machine running, otherwise the organism will die or become wrecked as a further source of energy. A still further distinction is that organisms automatically replenish their supply of available energy. They are nature's machines for automatically storing energy in a form available for the performance of work. In the organic world we find bodies having forms of energy peculiar to themselves, which energy acts to individualize the bodies with which it is associated. The energy in these bodies continues, but the bodies themselves are a combination of the periodic and the transient in...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Casper Lavater Redfield
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-26094-5
Barcode: 9781230260945
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LSN: 1-230-26094-3

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