Darwinian Heresies

Darwinian Heresies

by Abigail Lustig
     
 

This 2004 book traces the history of evolutionary thought, and challenges many long-established assumptions.See more details below

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This 2004 book traces the history of evolutionary thought, and challenges many long-established assumptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521815161
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2004
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Abigail Lustig; 1. Russian theoretical biology between heresy and orthodoxy: Georgii Shaposhinikov and his experiments on plant lice Elena Aronova and Daniel Alexandrov; 2. The spectre of Darwinism: the popular image of Darwinism in early twentieth-century Britain Peter J. Bowler; 3. Natural theology Abigail Lustig; 4. Ironic heresy: how young-earth creationists came to embrace rapid microevolution by means of natural selection Ronald L. Numbers; 5. If this be heresy: Haeckel's conversion to Darwinism Robert J. Richards; 6. Adaptive landscapes and dynamic equilibrium: the Spencerian contribution to twentieth-century, American, evolutionary biology Michael Ruse; 7. 'The ninth moral sin': the Lamarckism of W. M. Wheeler Charlotte Sleigh; 8. Contemporary Darwinism and religion Mikael Stenmark.

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