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Darwin's Champions

Jan Sapp

in Genesis

Published in print September 2003 | ISBN: 9780195156195
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790340 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156195.003.0003
 Darwin's Champions

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This chapter focuses on champions of Darwin's evolutionary theory, the most prominent being Thomas Henry Huxley in the UK and Ernst Haeckel in Germany. Topics discussed include man's place in nature, natural theology and agnosticism, archetype and idealism, ontogeny and phylogeny, and the philosophical and religious implications of Darwinism.

Keywords: Charles Darwin; Darwinism; evolutionary theory; Thomas Henry Huxley; Ernst Haeckel

Chapter.  5587 words. 

Subjects: Evolutionary Biology

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