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Darwin & His Critics: The Reception of Darwin's Theory of Evolution by the Scientific Community

HULL, David L.

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Part I: Introduction; The Inductive Method; Occult Qualities; Teleology; Essences. Part II Reviews: Hooker, Carpenter, Bronn, Wollaston, Pictet, Sedgwick, Owen, Haughton, Hopkins, Fawcett, Hutton, Jenkin, Mivart & Wright, von Baer, and Agassiz. Conclusion, Bibliography, Index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Harvard University Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1973
  • Place Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • ISBN: n/a

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  • Condition: Good
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    xii, 473 p. 24 cm. Tan cloth hardcover, faded at edges and rubbed. Dust jacket torn at spine and into front, and worn at edges. Owner's signature. Some minor marginalia and pencil. From the jacket: "The Darwinian Revolution has been treated in the past primarily from the point of view of the theological objections to evolutionary theory. But Darwin's theory was first and foremost a scientific one, and the most important responses to it were those of qualified scientists."