TITLE

THE UNDEAD DARWIN: ICONIC NARRATIVE, SCIENTIFIC CONTROVERSY AND THE HISTORY OF SCIENCE

AUTHOR(S)
Rees, Amanda
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
History of Science;Dec2009, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p445
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an examination of the continued influence that naturalist Charles Darwin has had on the scientific community as well as in public life as a result of his work in biology. The author explores the role that Darwin and his ideas have played in the debate between science and religion and discusses how the field of Darwin studies has become a unique part of the history of science. The article examines contemporary issues that have been connected to Darwin and his work such as infanticide in non-human animals and the intelligent design movement.
ACCESSION #
45370964

 

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