The Comparative Reception of Darwinism

Overview

The reaction to Darwin's Origin of Species varied in many countries according to the roles played by national scientific institutions and traditions and the attitudes of religious and political groups. The contributors to this volume, including M. J. S. Hodge, David Hull, and Roberto Moreno, gathered in 1972 at an international conference on the comparative reception of Darwinism. Their essays look at early pro- and anti-Darwinism arguments, and three additional comparative essays and appendices add a larger ...

See more details below
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (15) from $3.57   
  • New (4) from $43.22   
  • Used (11) from $3.57   
Sending request ...

Overview

The reaction to Darwin's Origin of Species varied in many countries according to the roles played by national scientific institutions and traditions and the attitudes of religious and political groups. The contributors to this volume, including M. J. S. Hodge, David Hull, and Roberto Moreno, gathered in 1972 at an international conference on the comparative reception of Darwinism. Their essays look at early pro- and anti-Darwinism arguments, and three additional comparative essays and appendices add a larger perspective. For this paperback edition, Thomas F. Glick has added a new preface commenting on recent research.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780226299778
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/1988
  • Edition description: 1
  • Pages: 534
  • Product dimensions: 5.59 (w) x 8.51 (h) x 1.18 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Preface, 1988: Reception Studies since 1974
England
M. J. S. Hodge
England and Scotland: The Learned Societies
Frederick Burkhardt
England: Bibliographical Essay
M. J. S. Hodge
Germany
Appendix. German Editions of Important Works on Evolution
William M. Montgomery
France
Robert E. Stebbins
France: Bibliographical Essay
Robert E. Stebbins
United States
Edward J. Pfeifer
United States: Bibliographical Essay
Michele L. Aldrich
Russia: Biological Sciences
Alexander Vucinich
Russia: Social Sciences
James Allen Rogers
The Netherlands
Ilse N. Bulhof
Spain
Thomas F. Glick
Mexico
Roberto Moreno
The Islamic World
Najm A. Bezirgan
Darwinism and Historiography
David L. Hull
Religion and Darwinism: Varieties of Catholic Reaction
Harry W. Paul
Darwinian and "Darwinian" Evolutionism in the Study of Society and Culture
Appendix A. Evolutionism in America: The Persistence of the War between Religion and Science
Appendix B. Evolutionism in the Soviet Union and America: The Persistence of the War between Materialism and Idealism
Appendix C. A Nineteenth-Twentieth-Century Evolutionary Methodology: The Conditional Mode as Historic "Proof"
Anthony Leeds
Notes on Contributors
Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)