ISBN-10:
0226204871
ISBN-13:
9780226204871
Pub. Date:
05/15/1990
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Darwin and the General Reader: The Reception of Darwin's Theory of Evolution in the British Periodical Press, 1859-1872

Darwin and the General Reader: The Reception of Darwin's Theory of Evolution in the British Periodical Press, 1859-1872

by Alvar Ellegard, David L. Hull

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ISBN-13: 9780226204871
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/15/1990
Series: The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 340
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1. The Background
2. The Climate of Opinion
3. The Press on the Progress of Darwinism
4. Darwinism at the British Association
5. Science and Religion: A Mid-Victorian Conflict
6. The Argument of Design
7. Miracles
8. The Bible
9. Mid-Victorian Philosophy of Science
10. The Immutable Essence of Species
11. Missing Links
12. The Battle against Natural Selection
13. The Case for Darwin
14. The Descent of Man
15. Summary and Conclusion
Appendix I. Statistical Analysis of the Press Reaction
Appendix II. List of Periodicals with Index of Quotations
Index of Names, with Biographical Notes
Bibliography of Citations

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