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Was Hitler a Darwinian? : disputed questions in the history of evolutionary theory / Robert J. Richards.

Author/Creator:
Richards, Robert J. (Robert John), 1942-
Publication:
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
269 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Evolution (Biology) -- History.
Human evolution -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Ethics.
Contents:
Darwin's theory of natural selection and its moral purpose. Appendix 1. The logic of Darwin's long argument ; Appendix 2. The historical ontology and location of scientific theories
Darwin's principle of divergence : why Fodor was almost right
Darwin's romantic quest : mind, morals, and emotions. Appendix. Assessment of Darwin's moral theory
The relation of Spencer's evolutionary theory to Darwin's
Ernst Haeckel's scientific and artistic struggles
Haeckel's embryos : fraud not proven
The linguistic creation of man : August Schleicher and the missing link in Darwinian theory
Was Hitler a Darwinian?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226058764 (cloth : alkaline paper)
022605876X (cloth : alkaline paper)
9780226058931 (paperback : alkaline paper)
022605893X (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780226059099 (e-book)
OCLC:
829239765