In the self-evolving life of the place there has been a strong trend toward associated life, which has reconditioned everything.
Or, rather, the impulse that constitutes his life as man, is the self-evolving activity of reason.
The universe is a self-supporting, self-evolving machine, and God is an isolated, incommunicable abstraction.
We propose to look into this self-evolving process, as he and his brother evolutionists describe their theory.
1640s, "to unfold, open out, expand," from Latin evolvere "to unroll," especially of books; figuratively "to make clear, disclose; to produce, develop," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + volvere "to roll" (see volvox). Meaning "to develop by natural processes to a higher state" is from 1832. Related: Evolved; evolving.