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Richard Owen (1804 – 1892)

English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist.
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Richard Owen
Manifold subsequent experience has led to a truer appreciation and a more moderate estimate of the importance of the dependence of one living being upon another.
Owen quotes
The powers, aspirations, and mission of man are such as to raise the study of his origin and nature, inevitably and by the very necessity of the case, from the mere physiological to the psychological stage of scientific operations.
No naturalist has devoted more painstaking attention to the structure of the barnacles than Mr. Darwin.

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