The Cambridge companion to Darwin (Computer file, 2003) []
skip to content
The Cambridge companion to Darwin Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

The Cambridge companion to Darwin

Author: Jonathan Hodge
Publisher: Cambridge [u.a.] : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions; Cambridge Collections Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats

This volume offers clear, lively and balanced introductions to the most recent scholarship on Darwin and his intellectual legacies. The contributors examine Darwin's main scientific ideas and their  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Hodge
ISBN: 9780521771979 0521777305 9780521777308 0521771978
OCLC Number: 263716332
Reproduction Notes: Online-Ausg. Cambridge [u.a.] Cambridge Univ. Press, 2006. online-Ressource.
Description: XII, 486 S.
Contents: List of contributors; Preface; Introduction Jonathan Hodge and Gregory Radick; Part I. Darwin's Theorising: 1. The making of a philosophical naturalist Phillip R. Sloan; 2. The notebook programmes and projects of Darwin's London years Jonathan Hodge; 3. Darwin on generation, pangenesis and sexual selection Jim Endersby; 4. Darwin on mind, morals and emotions Robert J. Richards; 5. The arguments in the Origin of Species C. Kenneth Waters; Part II. Historical Contexts: 6. Is the theory of natural selection independent of its history? Gregory Radick; 7. Darwin's science and Victorian philosophy of science David L. Hull; 8. Darwin and Victorian Christianity John Hedley Brooke; 9. Darwin, social Darwinism and eugenics Diane B. Paul; 10. From Darwin to today in evolutionary biology Jean Gayon; Part III. Philosophical Themes: 11. Metaphysical and epistemological issues in modern Darwinian theory Elliott Sober; 12. Darwinian concepts in the philosophy of mind Kim Sterelny; 13. Darwinism in moral philosophy and social theory Alex Rosenberg; 14. Belief in God in a Darwinian age Michael Ruse; Part IV. Ways Forward: 15. In Darwin's wake, where am I? Daniel C. Dennett; 16. Ethical expressions: why moralists scowl, frown and smile Owen Flanagan; 17. Giving Darwin his due Philip Kitcher; Guide to further reading; List of references; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge companions; Cambridge Collections Online
Responsibility: ed. by Jonathan Hodge ...


Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

'... the contributions are largely drawn from excellent writers and are very accessible. It would be hard to imagine a much more effective or authoritative Companion to Darwin.' Research News and Read more...

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.