The Cambridge Companion to the 'Origin of Species'

The Cambridge Companion to the 'Origin of Species'

by Michael Ruse, Robert J. Richards
     
 

This Companion commemorates the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species and examines all of its main arguments.See more details below

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This Companion commemorates the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species and examines all of its main arguments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521870795
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2008
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The origin of the Origin Michael Ruse; 2. Darwin's analogy between natural and artificial selection Mark Largent; 3. Variation and inheritance Robert Olby; 4. Darwin's theory of natural selection and its moral purpose Robert J. Richards; 5. Originating species: Darwin on the species problem Philip Sloan; 6. Darwin's keystone: the principle of divergence David Kohn; 7. Darwin's difficulties Abigail Lustig; 8. Darwin's geology and his perspective on the fossil record Sandra Herbert and David Norman; 9. Geographical distribution Peter Bowler; 10. Classification Richard Richards; 11. Embryology and morphology Lynn K. Nyhart; 12. Darwin's botany in On the Origin of Species Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis; 13. The rhetoric of the Origin of Species David Depew; 14. 'Laws impressed on matter by the Creator'? The Origin and the question of religion John Hedley Brooke; 15. 'Lineal Descendants': the Origin's literary progeny Gillian Beer; 16. The Origin and political thought: from liberalism to Marxism Naomi Beck; 17. The Origin and philosophy Tim Lewens; 18. The Origin of Species as a book Michèle Kohler and Chris Kohler.

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