Tag: Samuel Wilberforce
Why Darwin Eclipsed Wallace: The Role of Propaganda
To isolate and quantify the factors which ultimately led to the acceptance of Darwinian ideas is not a straightforward task.
Why Darwin Eclipsed Wallace: Darwin and the English Class System
The theory of natural selection was the co-discovery of two men, but by the mid 1860s one of its progenitors began to reject his own theory.
Nature Divinized: Darwin’s Goddess for All Seasons
Some modern archaeologists have even gone so far as to claim that the archetype of the Great Mother has been a mythic universal.
The Rise of Theistic Darwinism
This form of objection left the door ajar to the kind of “hybrid” interpretation favored by some in both Britain and America in the later Victorian period.
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?