TITLE

Purpose-Driven Life: Evolution does not rob life of meaning, but creates meaning. It also makes possible our own capacity for creativity

AUTHOR(S)
Boyd, Brian
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
American Scholar;Spring2009, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article argues that the theory of evolution by English naturalist Charles Darwin is important to explain the meaning of life. It states that Darwin's publication of "On the Origin of Species" in 1859 taught the people how new organisms could evolve through a selective retention and blind variation process. It mentions that the publication explained various processes that are involved when working with natural selection. According to the author, the book is helpful in understanding the actions of the other members of a particular species.
ACCESSION #
36938902

 

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