Scientist Charles Darwin once asserted that "a scientific man ought to have no wishes, no affections -- a mere heart of stone." Indeed, his objective take on evolution asserted in The Origin of Species shook the foundations of traditional religion to its core.
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Date of Birth:
February 12, 1809
Place of Birth:
Date of Death:
April 19, 1882
|Place of Death:
B.A. in Theology, Christ’s College, Cambridge University, 1831
|Darwin's Breakthrough Work|
|The Origin of Species (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)|
Charles Darwin, George Levine (Introduction)
One of the few revolutionary works of science that is engrossingly readable, The Origin of Species not only launched the science of modern biology but also has influenced virtually all subsequent literary, philosophical, and religious thinking. Darwin reveals his stunning and convincing insights in this landmark book that has forever altered the way human beings view themselves and the world they live in.
|The Darwin Awards||A Different Take on Darwin|
|The Darwin Awards III: Survival of the Fittest|
Since 1993, the "Darwin Awards" have "honored" hapless folks whose untimely demise is the result of their own idiocy and lack of common sense. While the awards began as a cult Internet phenomenon, they are now chronicled in a line of humor books.
|The Tree of Life: Charles Darwin|
Renowned children's author Peter Sís won the prestigious MacArthur Genius Fellowship with this look at the accomplishments of legendary naturalist Darwin. From the scientist's birth in Shrewsbury, England, to his burial in Westminster Abbey, Sís delves deep, combining sophisticated illustrations of Darwin's life, journal entries, and letters with straightforward text that contrasts Darwin's private investigations with his public persona.