Tag: Erasmus Darwin
Darwinian Theory: Science or Speculative Philosophy?
Bottom line: Darwin did not have a single scrap of empirical fieldwork to document his conjectures.
The Legacy of Erasmus Darwin
Erasmus even touched on the theory of natural selection when he concluded that the strongest and most active animals would propagate the species.
Darwin’s John the Baptist
Catastrophism viewed the planet as having been molded by forces far more powerful than any observable at the present day.
Natural Selection: Discovery or Invention?
Denis Diderot mooted the possibility of a creature evolving through habitual functioning into another form of life altogether.
Toward a New Natural Theology
Alfred Wallace was arguing his position from simple logic rather than on the authority of revelation from any of the Abrahamic faiths.