As for so-called creationism, it is also, like evolutionism
, an ideology based on many occasions on an erroneous theology, that is, on a literal interpretation of the passages of the Bible.
Why is Biblical creationism called faith, yet evolutionism
is called scientific fact, when it says everything came from a random explosion in nothingness, a chance chemical soup, and trillions of blind genetic mistakes?
Bowler provides brief treatments of the development of the modern synthesis, and two major reactions to it: the atheistic evolutionism
of Dawkins and Dennett; and the creationist movement fathered by H.
The volume includes a chronological list of the entries, key terms, and a timeline of schools in the field from classic cultural evolutionism
marks Shaw's renunciation of Darwin's theory of natural selection for the creative evolutionism
of Man and Superman and Back to Methuselah.
She shows how evolutionism
continued to be critical to colonial administrators' decision-making far beyond its relevance to the discipline, and how functionalists depended upon an identification with the colonial power to provide entry to field work.
With the development of more sophisticated instruments, computers, and through the investment of millions of dollars of research funding, evolutionism
became the mantra of post-World War II Western science.
Collectively, the 15 papers examine the history of creationism and evolutionism
, debunk the scientific fallacies of anti-evolutionism
, and discuss some of the underlying issues concerning the nature of science that creationism uses as back door to undermine the theory of evolution (e.
Starting with the Comteans, Olson runs us through this nineteenth century pantheon of thought: Positivism [right arrow] Romanticism [right arrow] materialism [right arrow] Evolutionism
[right arrow] historicism [right arrow] progress [right arrow] degeneration.
Thus in Dickon's person converge traditional religion, a pagan nature-cult, and upstart evolutionism
Having inherited outdated practices, such as dioramas and even human zoos, the Quai Branly, following the model provided by the Canadian Museum of Civilisation in Gatineau, has developed new practices in order to break with evolutionism
is defined in the Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy as a 'Discredited late 19th and early 20th-century doctrine associating the changes of evolution with a progressive view of social change, positive attitudes to competition and war, and justification of inequalities of power.
Stocking has indicated that although Codrington was in touch with "evolutionary anthropology" through his contacts with Edward Tylor, whose lectures he attended in Oxford in 1883, Codrington "never really became a convert to evolutionism
Schwartz has opened for us in a fresh way Lewis's wonderfully discriminating dramatization of both the "beatific" and "miserific" possibilities for Bergsonian vitalism, and for evolutionism
The Case for Cultural Evolutionism
," Amazon Review.