Tag: Thomas Huxley
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.
Recognizing Providence in the History of Life Is a Hint About Our Own Lives
Any of us can point to certain pivotal events in our past that need not have occurred, but did.
How Darwin and Wallace Split over the Human Mind
Marvelously free of racist prejudice, Wallace noted in his fieldwork in far-flung locations that primitive tribes were intellectually the equals of Europeans.
Was Darwinian Theory Based on a False Analogy to Geology?
Given the degree of discipleship for Sir Charles, Darwin fully expected to receive Lyell’s commendation for his labors.
Man, with His Special Place in Nature, Was Designed to Use Fire
Only a special type of being very close to our own biological design could have taken the first and vital step to technological enlightenment, fire-making.