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Darwinian Heresies Abigail Lustig

Darwinian Heresies

Abigail Lustig

Published December 9th 2010
ISBN : 9780521172684
Paperback
210 pages
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Including some of todays leading historians and philosophers of science, this collection demonstrates that not all is precisely as it is too often assumed. Thus, the contributors to this volume suggest that Darwins true roots lie in Germany, notMoreIncluding some of todays leading historians and philosophers of science, this collection demonstrates that not all is precisely as it is too often assumed. Thus, the contributors to this volume suggest that Darwins true roots lie in Germany, not his native England, that Russian evolutionism is more significant than many are prepared to allow, and that the true influence on twentieth century evolutionary biology was not Charles Darwin at all, but his often-despised contemporary, Herbert Spencer.