The authors imply that social Darwinism was a position taken by non-scientists who just didn’t understand the science.
What can be said of Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution in the dusk of 2009, fifty year after its original publication? Is it a terrible book?
Written in 1959, her monumental book, Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution, continues to tower over Whiggish studies on the subject.
Amidst all this chest thumping over neo-Darwinian certainties, doubts are unmistakably on the rise.
Mayr worked tirelessly to establish a synthesis bearing the unmistakable stamp of positivism.