Author: Michael Flannery
Social Darwinism: The Wallace Factor
Ideas do indeed have consequences, but not all ideas play out the same way or weave their way in the history of ideas toward the same destination.
Some Additional Comments on Social Darwinism
O’Connell and Ruse’s failure to engage deeply and fully with the historiography of this question makes it hard to take their effort seriously.
Another Problem with the “Anti-Evolution” Label
The so-called “anti-evolution” charge against intelligent design is what sparked my initial interest in Alfred Russel Wallace some years ago.
Michael Ruse on Purpose: A Conflicted Response
Whatever else might be said of Ruse and his work, like all his books this one is worth having on the shelf.
Michael Ruse on Purpose: The Flies in the Ointment
Ruse’s chronological snobbery might be forgiven if the claims he makes for Darwinism can be unequivocally substantiated.