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

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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. (15 hr 11 min)

Chapters

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 1

32:22

Read by Availle

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 2

35:08

Read by Availle

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 3

15:59

Read by Availle

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 4

35:38

Read by Availle

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 5

31:03

Read by Availle

VIII - Principles of Sexual Selection Part 6

38:43

Read by Availle

IX - Secondary Sexual Characters in the Lower Classes of the Animal Kingdom

29:50

Read by Elsa Youngsteadt

X - Secondary Sexual Characters of Insects Part 1

33:13

Read by Elsa Youngsteadt

X - Secondary Sexual Characters of Insects Part 2

31:28

Read by Elsa Youngsteadt

10 - XI - Insects, continued

27:02

Read by Elsa Youngsteadt

XII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles Part 1

28:17

Read by Matthew Reece

XII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Fishes, Amphibians, and Reptiles Part 2

26:56

Read by Matthew Reece

XIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Birds Part 1

37:20

Read by Betina

XIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Birds Part 2

34:41

Read by Guero

XIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Birds Part 3

28:21

Read by Rory Lawton

XIV - Birds - Continued Part 1

38:31

Read by Paul Adams

XIV - Birds - Continued Part 2

31:34

Read by Guero

XIV - Birds - Continued Part 3

32:31

Read by Rory Lawton

XV - Birds - Continued Part 1

26:26

Read by Guero

XV - Birds - Continued Part 2

32:29

Read by Guero

XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 1

35:30

Read by Sandra Estenson

XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 2

35:26

Read by Sandra Estenson

XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 3

34:46

Read by Sandra Estenson

XVI - Birds - Concluded Part 4

27:41

Read by Guero

XVII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals Part 1

36:44

Read by Guero

XVII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals Part 2

31:30

Read by Guero

XVIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals - continued Part 1

40:47

Read by Sandra Estenson

XVIII - Secondary Sexual Characters of Mammals - continued Part 2

41:27

Read by Sandra Estenson