The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex, Part 2

Charles DARWIN (1809 - 1882)

Part 2 of 3 of a book on evolutionary theory by English naturalist Charles Darwin, first published in 1871. It was Darwin's second great book on evolutionary theory, following his 1859 work, On The Origin of Species. In The Descent of Man, Darwin applies evolutionary theory to human evolution, and details his theory of sexual selection. The book discusses many related issues, including evolutionary psychology, evolutionary ethics, differences between human races, differences between sexes, the superiority of men to women, and the relevance of the evolutionary theory to society. (Summary by Wikipedia)

NOTE - In this audio version , many of Darwin's references to his sources have been omitted. People wishing to follow-up the references will find them all given in the text version.

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Science

Language: English

Group: Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex by Charles Darwin

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 1 Availle
00:32:22
Play 02 VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 2 Availle
00:35:08
Play 03 VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 3 Availle
00:15:59
Play 04 VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 4 Availle
00:35:38
Play 05 VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 5 Availle
00:31:03
Play 06 VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 6 Availle
00:38:43
Play 07 IX - Secondary Sexual Characters in the Lower Classes of the Animal Kingdom Elsa Youngsteadt
00:29:50
Play 08 X - Secondary Sexual Characters of Insects Part 1 Elsa Youngsteadt
00:33:13
Play 09 X - Secondary Sexual Characters of Insects Part 2 Elsa Youngsteadt
00:31:28
Play 10 10 - XI - Insects, continued Elsa Youngsteadt
00:27:02
Play 11 XII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles Part 1 Matthew Reece
00:28:17
Play 12 XII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles Part 2 Matthew Reece
00:26:56
Play 13 XIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Birds Part 1 Betina
00:37:20
Play 14 XIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Birds Part 2 Guero
00:34:41
Play 15 XIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Birds Part 3 Rory Lawton
00:28:21
Play 16 XIV - Birds - Continued Part 1 Paul Adams
00:38:31
Play 17 XIV - Birds - Continued Part 2 Guero
00:31:34
Play 18 XIV - Birds - Continued Part 3 Rory Lawton
00:32:31
Play 19 XV - Birds - Continued Part 1 Guero
00:26:26
Play 20 XV - Birds - Continued Part 2 Guero
00:32:29
Play 21 XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 1 Sandra Estenson
00:35:30
Play 22 XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 2 Sandra Estenson
00:35:26
Play 23 XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 3 Sandra Estenson
00:34:46
Play 24 XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 4 Guero
00:27:41
Play 25 XVII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals Part 1 Guero
00:36:44
Play 26 XVII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals Part 2 Guero
00:31:30
Play 27 XVIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals - continued Part 1 Sandra Estenson
00:40:47
Play 28 XVIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals - continued Part 2 Sandra Estenson
00:41:27