Eugenics has haunted the history of the feminist movement.
Kimberly Hamlin’s book, From Eve to Evolution, is history as partisan polemic.
"Darwin’s theory did not make a significant contribution to clinical medicine." What did, then?
Today is the anniversary of Wallace’s public break with Darwin over the issue of teleology in nature.
“Lewis’s narrative mounts a deceptively subtle critique of certain Darwinian ways of understanding the place of humanity within the natural order.”
A theory like Darwin’s that purports to explain all of nature and of life itself cannot be separated from the metaphysical commitments of its founder.
Meredith, a pathologist who teaches literature courses at the University of Chicago, largely dispenses with the science, instead subjecting ID to a critique as theology.
In a symposium in Current Biology, Andrew Berry’s short piece reveals how far we’ve failed to come in understanding Wallace.
Kathleen Bolling Lowrey examines the intellectual supports of modern evolutionary biology and singles out the weakest among them.
Removing the extraneous material also has the advantage of highlighting the most glaringly muddle-headed portions of Darwin’s thinking.