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Darwin in Scotland : Edinburgh, evolution and Enlightenment

Auteur: J F Derry
Uitgever: Dunbeath : Whittles Pub., ©2010.
Editie/Formaat:   Boek : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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"This is the first book on Darwin and Darwinism that wholly concentrates on his time spent in Scotland and the key contributions to his future insights made by the Scottish Enlightenment and the University of Edinburgh. Darwin developed his theories because he attended Edinburgh University - although he participated little in formal tuition, it was through interaction with his tutors, peers and extracurricular  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Aufsatzsammlung
Genoemd persoon: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Genre: Internetbron
Soort document: Boek, Internetbron
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: J F Derry
ISBN: 9781904445579 1904445578
OCLC-nummer: 339957112
Beschrijving: xv, 186 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inhoud: Scientific naturalism --
Darwin's Scottish enlightenment --
Mendelian ratios --
Modern evolutionary synthesis --
Scottish geology --
Rocky grounds --
Beagle voyage --
Time of death --
Punctuated equilibrium --
Phylogenetics --
Steadiness - great curiosity --
Evolutionary cosmology --
Creationism --
The dissent of man --
Psycholinguistics --
Intelligent design --
School of life.
Verantwoordelijkheid: JF Derry.

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A comprehensive account of Darwin's crucially-important time in Scotland which proved to be vital preparation for his voyage aboard the Beagle.  Meer lezen...

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...a detailed and specialised account...' Arts, The Herald '...Derry is able to point to the crucial influence that Enlightenment Edinburgh was to have on Darwin's developing mind.' Scottish Field Meer lezen...

 
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