In his books, The Eclipse of Darwinism (1983) and The Non-Darwinian Revolution (1988), both published by The Johns Hopkins University Press, Bowler describes how Darwin's theory
of evolution was accepted by many thinkers of his time, particularly theologians.
But beyond that, I am of the opinion that it is time to begin a campaign that must get Darwin's theory
out of the African curriculum.
Stewart-Williams holds that Darwinian science supports a view of a godless universe devoid of ultimate purpose or moral structure, examining the implications of Darwin's theory
for theistic belief.
of Missouri) is a defense and extension of Charles Darwin's theory
of sexual selection to the explanation of human sexual differences across a variety of domains.
only won over 39 percent of those polled by Gallup.
of evolution--a word he barely mentioned and never took credit for originating-was quickly embraced by biologists, but he was denounced by religious authorities for challenging the biblical idea of divine creation.
Schools will be legally required to teach Darwin's theory
about the origins of species in science lessons from 2011, under a new primary curriculum.
A number of scientists, however, are not yet willing to declare that this discovery is the missing link that proves Charles Darwin's theory
It is a clear account of the development of Darwin's theory
of natural selection and its role in evolution.
of Natural Selection is accepted by the Catholic church in preference to intelligent design.
There's also several excellent and accessible essays inside, explaining why Darwin's theory
was influential in so many areas..
Other transitional species have been found, including the 'Turkana Boy', a 1.6 million-year-old fossil child found in 1984 in Kenya, who is 'a true intermediate between modern humans and other primates.' This evidence, together with that provided by genetics and more recently DNA, seems to me to prove the truth of Darwin's theory
The Lunar Society's 2009 Sixth Annual Lecture, After Darwin's Watch, takes place at Think Tank at Millennium Point and will look at the development of Darwin's theory
, as well as major discoveries since then and the latest ideas that are changing how today's scientists think about evolution.
is also in keeping with scientific standards in that it has made predictions and is falsifiable.
This is a contentious position because several scholars (this reviewer included) have long argued that Haeckel appropriated only selected aspects of Darwin's theory
, building them into a worldview which retained a strong element of cosmic teleology--for Haeckel, evolution still had a purpose, and the human race, especially Europeans, were a key step in the achievement of its goal.