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Darwin deleted : imagining a world without Darwin / Peter J. Bowler.

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Author/Creator:
Bowler, Peter J., author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Publication:
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-312) and index.
Contents:
  • History, science, and counterfactuals
  • Darwin's originality
  • Supernaturalism runs out of steam
  • The emergence of evolutionism
  • A world with a purpose
  • Whence natural selection?
  • Evolution and religion : a conflict avoided?
  • Social evolutionism.
Summary:
A history of science text imagining how evolutionary theory and biology would have been understood if Darwin had never published his "Origin of Species" and other works.--publisher summary.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226068671
0226068676

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