The Comparative Reception of Darwinism

The Comparative Reception of Darwinism

ISBN: 0226299775

ISBN 13: 9780226299778

Publication Date: September 24, 1988

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Pages: 534

Format: Paperback

Author: Thomas F. Glick

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The reaction to Darwin's Origin of Species varied in many countries according to the roles played by national scientific institutions and traditions and the attitudes of religious and political groups. The contributors to this volume, including M. J. S. Hodge, David Hull, and Roberto Moreno, gathered in 1972 at an international conference on the comparative reception of Darwinism. Their essays look at early pro- and anti-Darwinism arguments, and three additional comparative essays and appendices add a larger perspective. For this paperback edition, Thomas F. Glick has added a new preface commenting on recent research.

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