Excursions of an Evolutionist (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Excursions of an Evolutionist (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Fiske
     
 

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Historian and philosopher John Fiske tried to reconcile orthodox religious beliefs with Darwin’s science, both on the lecture platform and in his collections of essays. Excursions of an Evolutionist is one such collection, eloquently written and containing such chapters as, “Europe Before the Arrival of Man,” “The Origins of

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Historian and philosopher John Fiske tried to reconcile orthodox religious beliefs with Darwin’s science, both on the lecture platform and in his collections of essays. Excursions of an Evolutionist is one such collection, eloquently written and containing such chapters as, “Europe Before the Arrival of Man,” “The Origins of Protestantism,” and “Evolution and Religion,” as well as a brief memoir of Charles Darwin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411448537
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
388
File size:
475 KB

Meet the Author

John Fiske (1842–1901) was an American philosopher and historian. He began his writing career in 1861, contributing regularly to American and British periodicals. He wrote many books and essays on the philosophical interpretation of Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and was a popular lecturer on the topic as well as on American history.

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