A scholar disputes the Hitler-Darwin connection and snipes at “the Intelligent Design crowd.”
We should not deny the obvious historical connections between Darwinism and other historical events, no matter how unsavory they may be.
Peter Bowler’s new book, Darwin Deleted: Imagining a World without Darwin, asks a counterfactual historical question: What if Darwin had died before formulating his theory?
Johnson tries to tar far too many historical figures with the social Darwinist brush.
Adopting a contrarian viewpoint can sometimes produce valuable insights, some of which are on display in this work.