Tag: Erasmus Darwin
Darwin and the “New Atheists”
There is surely some historical irony in the attempt to enlist Charles Darwin posthumously in defense of the atheist cause.
Darwin and the British Secularist Tradition
The arresting historical vignette of Darwin’s fraught meeting with Bradlaugh and Aveling at his country retreat would doubtless make for a good TV docudrama.
How Darwin and Wallace Split over the Human Mind
Marvelously free of racist prejudice, Wallace noted in his fieldwork in far-flung locations that primitive tribes were intellectually the equals of Europeans.
Meet Samuel Haughton, Darwin’s First Scientific Critic
Darwin reports Haughton’s verdict as having been that “all that was new in there was false, and what was true was old.”
In His New Book, Denton Shows How Science Leads the Charge to Theism
In his new book, Michael Denton is particularly strong on what he terms “the post-Copernican delusion of mankind’s cosmic irrelevance.”