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Debating Darwin [electronic resource] / Robert J. Richards and Michael Ruse.

Author/Creator:
Richards, Robert J. (Robert John), 1942- author.
Publication:
Chicago : The University of Chicago, 2016.
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Book
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Subjects:
Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Evolution (Biology).
Contents:
Charles Darwin: great Briton. Prologue ; Britain before Darwin ; A child of his class ; Evolution and natural selection ; On the origin of species ; Humans ; Envoi
Charles Darwin: cosmopolitan thinker. Introduction ; Sketch of Darwin's life and works ; Literature of significance for Darwin: romanticism and natural theology ; The romantic foundations of Darwin's theory ; Darwin's scientific theology ; Darwin's construction of his theory ; Man, the moral animal ; Conclusion
Response to Ruse. The language of metaphor ; Teleology ; Evolutionary development as progressive ; Individual versus group selection ; The evolution of morality ; Conclusion
Reply to Richards. Levels of selection ; Embryology ; The romantic influence ; Alexander von Humboldt ; Paradise lost
Epilogue
History of evolutionary biology since the origin of species
Human consciousness
Religion and god.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Ruse, Michael, author.
EBSCOhost
ISBN:
9780226384399 (electronic bk.)
022638439X (electronic bk.)
9780226384429
022638442X
Publisher Number:
99968810509
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Restricted for use by site license.