- Lamarckism as expounded by later biologists who hold especially that some acquired characters of organisms may be inherited by descendants, but that natural selection also is a factor in evolution.
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That is to say that neo-Lamarckism is no more able than any other form of evolutionism to solve the problem.
There, to our thinking, is one of the most solid positions of neo-Lamarckism.
So we come to the only one of the present forms of evolution which remains for us to mention, viz., neo-Lamarckism.
- a theory of evolution based on Lamarckism, proposing that environmental factors could lead to adaptive genetic changes
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