Darwinian


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an advocate of Darwinism

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(2) Medical science, however, has recognised the significance of Darwinian theory only recently.
This, the broadest of the four Darwinian components, covers the concepts of fitness, struggle for existence, limitations in resources, and differential rates of death and reproduction.
Indeed, for an introduction to the mainstream Darwinian view and its wider context, one might not find a better entree than Ruse's account.
There are many good books on the Darwinian revolution itself, but this volume is outstanding as a fair-minded presentation of the preceding period.
Of course no Muslim would say there is no Hand of God involved, but they put the Hand of God into a form of Darwinian process, generating a great deal of confusion.
Written by biology instructor Kenneth Poppe, Reclaiming Science From Darwinism: A Clear Understanding of Creation, Evolution, and Intelligent Design is a scientifically-minded deconstruction of flaws and weaknesses in the Darwinian theory of evolution.
The appendices clarify insights into a variety of topics, from the possible use of the Celtic Cross as a navigational tool to a thorough chastisement of the Darwinian theory of macroevolution (while acknowledging that microevolution, as seen through small species changes due to simple natural selection, does exist).
Even though I'm far more sympathetic to Darwinian explanations of mental life than most psychologists, I don't find any of these convincing.
In the Scopes Trial, the ACLU sold the teaching of evolution as being a matter of "free speech." Yet, today, the ACLU would gladly help tar and feather any teacher who strayed from Darwinian orthodoxy.
Darwinian Conservatism, by Larry Arnhart, Exeter, UK: Imprint Academic, 2005.
He demonstrates that many leading Darwinian biologists and social thinkers in Germany believed that Darwin overturned traditional Judeo-Christian and Enlightenment ethics, especially the view that human life is sacred, exalting evolutionary "fitness" to the highest arbiter of morality.
The simultaneous publication of David and Nanelle Barahhes Madame Bovary's Ovaries: A Darwinian Look at Literature thus begins to look like another step in a movement to gain control of the literary field, wresting it from its social constructivist defenders.
Lisa Hopkins' Giants of the Past is an entertaining and informative account of the chequered history of certain Darwinian ideas in a range of popular narratives from Mary Elizabeth Braddon to Stephen Spielberg.
DARWINIAN FAIRYTALES; SELFISH GENES, ERRORS OF HEREDITY AND OTHER FABLES OF EVOLUTION acknowledges Darwin's genius and his theory of natural selection but also thinks the idea's been overblown: DARWINIAN FAIRYTALES tells how, why, and provides a history of the idea's evolution and marketing.