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Darwin, Darwinism, and the modern world

Author: Chandak Sengoopta; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 2009.
Series: Modern scholar.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"This course will introduce the major themes of Darwin's works and explore their diverse, often contradictory impacts on science and society from 1859 to the present"--Compact disc container.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Chandak Sengoopta; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 9781407447957 1407447955 9781440732805 1440732809
OCLC Number: 434052400
Notes: Audio file.
Title from image of compact disc container on Web page (viewed Aug. 27, 2009).
Previously released on compact disc, 2004.
"14 lectures, 7 compact discs"--Compact disc container.
Performer(s): Lectures delivered by Professor Chandak Sengoopta, University of London.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file).
Contents: Lecture 1. Charles Darwin: the man, his life, and his contexts, part I --
Lecture 2. Charles Darwin: the man, his life, and his contexts, part II --
Lecture 3. On the origins of the species: the fundamental arguments --
Lecture 4. On the origins of the species: the unresolved issues and the achievements --
Lecture 5. The descent of man: man's place in nature --
Lecture 6. The scientific response to Darwin --
Lecture 7. Cultural and religious debates on evolution in the Victorian era --
Lecture 8. "Social Darwinism" and the natural basis of society --
Lecture 9. Race, gender, and evolution --
Lecture 10. Evolution, language and literature --
Lecture 11. Evolution and religion --
Lecture 12. The "modern synthesis": evolution meets genetics --
Lecture 13. Eugenics: a helping hand for evolution --
Lecture 14. At century's end: fresh debates and old concerns.
Series Title: Modern scholar.
Other Titles: Recorded Books presents
Responsibility: Chandak Sengoopta.

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"This course will introduce the major themes of Darwin's works and explore their diverse, often contradictory impacts on science and society from 1859 to the present"--Compact disc container.

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