Tag: Matthew Arnold
From “Dover Beach” to Wokeness and Beyond
Can we embrace the Christian ethical framework without belief in God, miracles, and the afterlife?
Old Wine in New Bottles: How Darwin Recruited Malthus to Fortify a Failed Idea from Antiquity
It was undoubtedly a tremendous philosophical coup for Darwin whose knowledge of formal philosophy was limited.
Wordsworth: Disciples at Home and Abroad
In 1848 Ralph Waldo Emerson is on record as having paid a return visit to the then aged Wordsworth.
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.
Darwin and Theomachy
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909) provides the closest chronological fit with Darwin.