TITLE

The Divine Optician

AUTHOR(S)
RISKIN, JESSICA
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
American Historical Review;Apr2011, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p352
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
An essay that explores the history of the study of the eye is presented. It examines how the physiology of the eye has served as a point of argumentation between theologians and natural scientists throughout history. It discusses how naturalist Charles Darwin was struck with the perfection of the eye and questioned if its design the result of natural selection.
ACCESSION #
60869254

 

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