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James Hutton

Gradualism

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Thomas Malthus

Struggle for existence (resources)

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Lamarck

Inheritance of acquired characteristics, law of use and disuse

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Charles Lyell

Uniformitarinism

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Georges Cuvier

Species extinction (catastrophism)

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Alfred Wallace

Separately published his own theory of evolution by natural selection.

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Aristotle

Believed species were fixed creations arranged by their complexity.

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Linnaeus

Grouped similar organisms and assigned them Latin names.