His take on Darwin’s unwitting contribution to 20th-century genocide and mass murder (though certainly unintended) is more right than wrong.
The co-discoverer of natural selection died on the morning of November 7, 1913, at 90 years of age. It was the end of a remarkable career.
Reading his Darwin, Marx, Wagner: Critique of a Heritage was transformative for me.
Johnson’s work is not strictly speaking a biography; it is a historian’s assessment of modern evolutionary theory and the man behind it.
Darwin by the late 1870s began to worry about his cozy relationships with noteworthy atheists.