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a theory of organic evolution claiming that new species arise and are perpetuated by natural selection

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He was not a Social Darwinist (Ortiz 113) but was a strong proponent of the theory of evolution on Darwin's terms.
According to Darwinists, the Darwinian "meme" has been selected for its propensity for self-replication, a selection that is by definition indifferent to truth or rationality.
The real 'deniers' are Darwinists who insist there is no real scientific debate about life's origins.
As Bergman concluded above, this type of biological racism "was developed from the theory of eugenics developed by Charles Darwin's cousin, Francis Galton" (164), and was, according to Proctor, taken up later by the German social Darwinist, Fritz Lenz, whose works Hitler read in Landsberg Prison.
The second critical error of Social Darwinist thinking was subtly inscribing a human value into nature.
But she is best known as the author of several books on evolutionary anthropology, including The Aquatic Ape and The Naked Darwinist.
To what extent did social Darwinist and eugenic discourses that had been on the increase since the mid- 1920s influence them?
Professors at University College London expressed concern over the increasing number of biology students walking out of lectures on Darwinist theory, which form an important part of the syllabus.
In his book, Harrison documents that the foundation comprised neo-Nazi social Darwinist intellectuals, Chin wrote in The Canadian newspaper.
and are able to sustain value systems that encourage generosity or selflessness, is an anomaly that has troubled Darwinist thinking since T.
All the ideologies of those dictators who ruthlessly slaughtered innocent people, who imagined that problems could be resolved by violence and that conflict was inevitable were all based on Darwinist thinking.
Morgan's Narrative Means, Lyric Ends: Temporality in the Nineteenth-Century Long Poem and Clinton Machann's Masculinity in Four Victorian Epics: A Darwinist Reading.
Commonsense Darwinism" is a scholarly and philosophical read that shouldn't be missed by those critical of Darwinist beliefs.
Their relentless deconstruction of the Darwinian paradigm will delight those who distrust Darwinist explanations of evolution by NS and exasperate those who revere Darwin and believe that it is only through appeal to NS that we can hope to understand how the adaptations of the many forms of life evolved.
The discrimination of black people in capitalist societies is evident in the racist and condescending treatment that they received due to the influence of Darwinist beliefs in the Western society.