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To G. M. Asher   28 October 1879

Summary

Cannot answer questions on origin of instinct, sociology, etc. Suggests references in Origin and Descent.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  Georg Michael Asher
Date:  28 Oct 1879
Classmark:  The New York Public Library. Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. The Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12273

From G. M. Asher   26 October 1879

Summary

Asks CD to examine his idea that human and animal sociology are related, as each is based on the principle of mutual concession (derived from Schopenhauer’s law of compassion). If CD approves, he should write a note and forward it and GMA’s letter to Macmillan’s Magazine.

Author:  Georg Michael Asher
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  26 Oct 1879
Classmark:  DAR 159: 121
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12272
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Asher, G. M.[X]
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