The Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of His Origin (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of His Origin (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by John Fiske

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The Destiny of Man Viewed in the Light of His Origin (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by John Fiske

In this 1884 book, the author, an early popularizer of Darwin’s theories, takes on nothing less than the origin of humanity, its destiny, and its place in the universe. He argues that civilization and governments have replaced biological evolution as the main forces for change.

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ISBN-13: 9781411454125
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 138
File size: 182 KB

About 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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