TITLE

Was Louis Pasteur Anti-Evolution?

AUTHOR(S)
Cross, John
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Skeptic;2007, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses French chemist Louis Pasteur's view of Darwin's theory of evolution. According to Nobel Laureate Joshua Lederberger, Pasteur was somewhat skeptical of the theory, but not an opponent. He expressed an open mind on the subject and wanted to see more proof. The author also discusses the argument used by creationists that Pasteur opposed the idea of spontaneous generation.
ACCESSION #
24408963

 

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