It is certainly startling to see the N-word cropping up in Darwin’s letters, but this is not the only place.
All the evidence points to Darwin as a generally healthy man with a strong, active libido, normal sexual function, and prodigious fertility.
Darwinian biographer Janet Browne notes how Darwin’s illness may have become a convenient excuse for avoiding certain activities.
The rapidly changing religious demographics of American society constitutes an undoubtedly complex sociological issue that will resist easy explanation.
Students are adept at spotting the incongruities, double standards, and tendentious arguments that often accompany methodological naturalism.