The Idea of God as Affected by Modern Knowledge (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Idea of God as Affected by Modern Knowledge (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Fiske
     
 

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This 1885 work examines the theory of evolution’s impact on religion. The author believes there is no conflict between science and religion, and that social conditions trump natural selection. Influenced by the ideas of Herbert Spencer, Fiske’s writings were praised by Darwin.

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This 1885 work examines the theory of evolution’s impact on religion. The author believes there is no conflict between science and religion, and that social conditions trump natural selection. Influenced by the ideas of Herbert Spencer, Fiske’s writings were praised by Darwin.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411454262
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
05/03/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
210 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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