Darwin : texts commentary
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Darwin : texts commentary

By Appleman, Philip, 1926-

Genre Biographies.

Published by Norton, New York

ISBN 9780393958492

Bib Id 2305222

Copyright 2001

Edition 3rd ed.

Description xvii, 695 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.

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ISBN
0393958493
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576.8092 D
Title
Darwin : texts commentary
Edition
3rd ed.
Publication Information
by Norton, New York :
Copyright Date
2001
Description
xvii, 695 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 683-687).
Contents
Darwin : on changing the mind / Philip Appleman (2000) -- Darwin's life. Who is Darwin? / Ernst Mayr (1991) -- Scientific thought : just before Darwin. Biology before the Beagle / Gavin de Beer (1964) ; An essay on the principle of population / Thomas Robert Malthus (1798) ; Natural theology / William Paley (1802) ; Zoological philosophy / Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet Lamarck (1809) ; Principles of geology / Charles Lyell (1830-33) ; The study of natural philosophy / John Herschel (1830) ; Astronomy and general physics considered with reference to natural theology / William Whewell (1833) ; On the tendency of varieties to depart indefinitely from the original type / Alfred Russel Wallace (1858) -- Selections from Darwin's work. The Voyage of the Beagle (1845) ; On the tendency of species to form varieties, and On the perpetuation of varieties and species by natural means of selections (1858) ; An historical sketch of the progress of opinion on The origin of species, previously to the publication of this work (1861) ; The origin of species (1859) ; The descent of man (1871) -- Darwin's influence on science. The Victorian opposition to Darwin. Darwin and his critics / David L. Hull (1983). Objections to Mr. Darwin's theory of the origin of species / Adam Sedgwick (1860). Darwin on the origin of species / Richard Owen (1860). Review of The origin of species / Fleeming Jenkin (1867) ; Victorian supporters of Darwin. Flora Tasmaniae / Joseph Dalton Hooker (1859). On the relations of man to the lower animals / Thomas Henry Huxley (1863). Principles of geology / Charles Lyell (1867). The debt of science to Darwin / Alfred Russel Wallace (1883) ; Darwin and the shaping of modern science. Scientific method in evolution. Evolution and the nature of science / National Academy of Sciences (1999). Explaining the very improbable / Richard Dawkins (1987). On the uncertainty of science / Lewis Thomas (1980). Postmodernisms and the problem of scientific literacy / Noretta Koertge (1998). Science and sensibility / Richard Dawkins (1999) ; The neo-Darwinian synthesis. The evolutionary synthesis / Peter Bowler (1984) ; The human genealogy. The chosen primate / Adam Kuper (1994). Out of Africa- and again? / Ian Tattersall (1997). The human difference / Stephen Jay Gould (1999) ; Punctuated equilibrium. [On punctuated equilibrium] / Stephen Jay Gould (1991). The great stasis debate / Niles Eldredge (1995) ; Rethinking taxonomy. Darwin's views of classification / Kevin Padian (1999). Cladistic analysis / David L. Hull (1988). [Cladistics in action : the origin of birds and their flight] / Kevin Padian and Luis M. Chiappe (1998) ; Evolution as observable fact. How natural selection operates / James L. Gould and William T. Keeton with Carol Grant Gould (1996). Natural selection and Darwin's finches / Peter R. Grant (1991). Natural selection in the wild / John A. Endler (1986) -- Darwinian patterns in social thought. Competition and cooperation. The vogue of Spencer / Richard Hofstadter (1955). The gospel of wealth / Andrew Carnegie (1900). Mutual aid / Peter Kropotkin (1902). The arithmetics of mutual help / Martin A. Nowak, Robert M. May, and Karl Sigmund (1995) ; Nature and nurture. Sociobiology : the new synthesis / Edward O. Wilson (1975). Biological potentiality vs. biological determinism / Stephen Jay Gould. The new creationism : biology under attack / Barbara Ehrenreich and Janet McIntosh (1997) ; Evolution and gender. The woman's bible / Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1898). On becoming human / Nancy Makepeace Tanner. Darwin and the descent of woman / Evelleen Richards (1983). Woman red in tooth and claw / James Eli Adams (1989) ; Evolution and other disciplines. [On consilience] / Edward O. Wilson (1998). Evolution and the origins of disease / Randolph M. Nesse and George C. Williams (1998). How the mind works / Steven Pinker (1997). The set within the skull / Steve Jones (1997) -- Darwinian influences in philosophy and ethics. The influence of Darwin on philosophy / John Dewey (1909) ; Darwin's dangerous idea : natural selection as an algorithmic process / Daniel C. Dennett (1995) ; Darwinian epistemology / Michael Ruse (1998) ; Evolution and ethics / Thomas Henry Huxley (1893) ; Evolutionary ethics / Julian Huxley (1943) ; The evolution of ethics / Michael Ruse and Edward O. Wilson (1985) ; Good natured : the origin of right and wrong in humans and other animals / Frans de Waal (1996) ; The origins of virtue / Matt Ridley (1997) -- Evolutionary theory and religious theory. Mainstream religious support for evolution ; Fundamentalist creationism ; Personal incredulity and antievolutionism ; Scientists' opposition to creationism ; Fundamentalist creationism and the value of satire -- Darwin and the literary mind. Darwin's literary sensibility. Autobiography / Charles Darwin (1876). Darwin's humane reading / L. Robert Stevens (1982). Darwin and pain : why science made Shakespeare nauseating / George Levine (1995). Darwin's plots / Gillian Beer (1983) ; Darwin's influence on literature. Darwin among the poets / Lionel Stevenson (1932). Darwin among the novelists / George Levine (1988). The tragic fallacy / Joseph Wood Krutch (1929). Modern tragedy / Herbert J. Muller (1956). Darwin-sightings in recent literature / Philip Appleman (2000).
Summary
This collection of Darwin's writing, those of his critics and those of his intellectual descendants, incorporates excerpts from "The Voyage of the Beagle", "On The Tendency of Species to Form Varieties" as well as "Origin of Species" and "The Descent of Man."
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