Tag: Greek gods
Darwin and Theomachy
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) provides the closest chronological fit with Darwin.
The Evolution of Natural Selection
Remarkably, Darwin’s evolutionary ideas did not derive from his empirical observations in the South Seas or anywhere else.
Darwin and Milton: From Paradise Lost to the Origin of Species
Literary critic William Empson, in a famous study, described Satan as the de facto hero of the epic in a cosmic revolt against divine repression.
Evolution Versus Design: An Ancient Debate
The universe, according to Epicureanism, is without a creator, a purposeless and non-intelligent concourse of atoms without any cosmic source of direction.
Canaanite DNA Episode Reveals Limits of Science and of Science Reporting
For science reporters, misinformation on a hot story was “Too good to check.”