Tag: Auguste Comte
Devil’s Chaplain: Evolution as a “Theological Research Program”
This stands the standard historiography and received wisdom concerning the development of modern evolutionary theory on its head.
What Precipitated the Intelligent Design Movement?
Here are some thoughts prompted by a rather curious question posed to me in an email, namely, “What were the findings that most helped ID since the turn of the millennium?”
Darwin’s Origin of Species — Some Historical Reflections 160 Years Later
Surely the “iconic” status of Darwin’s book could never have been predicted by either the author or his publisher.
On Science, Morality, and Wonder, an Atheist Rebukes Other Atheists
An image offered by Einstein, of the sublimely mysterious library, is sensitive and beautiful.
The Outsider: Wallace’s Reputation in the Darwinian Era
As I asked in a previous post: Why is Alfred Russel Wallace today a comparatively little known figure next to Darwin?