At a recent meeting of the student apologetics group Ratio Christi an acquaintance posed a surprising question.
While its roots in Darwinian theory are unmistakable, some like historian Robert J. Richards desperately seek to distance the two.
Meanwhile the very issue that divided the two founders of modern evolutionary theory — the cognitive capacities of Homo sapiens — remains unresolved by Darwinian mechanisms.
Eugenics has haunted the history of the feminist movement.
Kimberly Hamlin’s book, From Eve to Evolution, is history as partisan polemic.