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Darwinian fairytales

Author: D C Stove
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Avebury, ©1995.
Series: Avebury series in philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of essays taking an anti-Darwinian, though not creationist, stance.
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Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D C Stove
ISBN: 1859723063 9781859723067
OCLC Number: 35145565
Description: viii, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Darwinism's dilemma --
Where Darwin first went wrong about man --
'But what about war, pesitlence, and all that?' --
Population, privilege, and Malthus' retreat --
A horse in the bathroom of the struggle for life --
Tax and the selfish girl or Does altruism need inverted commas? --
Genetic Calvinism or Demons and Dawkins --
'He ain't heavy, he's my brother' or altruism and shared genes --
A new religion --
Paley's revenge or purpose regained --
Errors of heredity or the irrelevance of Darwinism to human life.
Series Title: Avebury series in philosophy.
Responsibility: David Stove.

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Arguing that the evolutionist's view of human life, in particular, is as much an offence to logic as it is to common decency, this study attacks Darwin's theory since it arguably postulated a  Read more...

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