Tag: Ludwig Feuerbach
Literary Footnotes to the Book of Job
Of immediate relevance to Darwin’s generation were writers who can be traced in a fairly direct line from the beginning of the 19th century.
Darwin and the Victorian Culture Wars
As Alec Ryrie pointed out in his history of Doubt, “intellectuals and philosophers may think they make the weather, but they are more often driven by it.”
For Darwin, Timing Was Everything
Charles Darwin, as we saw yesterday, pulled off an intellectual coup against the major thinkers of the Western tradition. How did he do it?
Darwinian Theory: Science or Speculative Philosophy?
Bottom line: Darwin did not have a single scrap of empirical fieldwork to document his conjectures.
Darwinism Paved the Way to Our Perilous Cultural Moment
The year so far has delivered a stunning lesson in the fragility of freedom and of civilization.