Classical Texts in Psychology


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The Descent of Man (2nd ed.)
Charles Darwin (1874)

Originally published London: J. Murray.

 

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1 The Evidence of the Descent of Man from Some Lower Form
  • Chapter 2 On the Manner of Development of Man from Some Lower Form
  • Chapter 3 Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man and the Lower Animals
  • Chapter 4 Comparison of the Mental Powers of Man and the Lower Animals (cont'd)
  • Chapter 5 On the Development of the Intellectual and Moral Faculties During Primeval and Civilised Times
  • Chapter 6 On the Affinities and Genealogy of Man
  • Chapter 7 On the Races of Man (including a "Note on the resemblances and differences in the structure and the development of the brain in man and apes" by T. H. Huxley)