The Resource Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman

Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman

Label
Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths
Title
Charles Darwin
Title remainder
destroyer of myths
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Norman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charles Darwin did not deliberately set out to be the ?destroyer of mythical beliefs," some of which, in his early days as a young Christian, he had previously espoused. He was a modest man who liked to avoid controversy of any kind, yet paradoxically, he was to be the cause of the greatest controversy in the history of science and religion.When Darwin embarked on the HMS Beagle in late December 1831, bound for the southern hemisphere, he could not have imagined that the experience would lead him to formulate a theory which would totally revolutionize the way in which we vi
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norman, Andrew
Dewey number
576.8/2092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH31.D2
LC item number
.N676 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Naturalists
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-312) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Darwin/Wedgwood Family Tree; Acknowledgements; Maps; Preface; Chapter 1 Charles Darwin: A Child Is Born; Chapter 2 Religion: Unitarianism; Chapter 3 Shrewsbury School and the Reverend Butler; Chapter 4 Edinburgh; Chapter 5 Cambridge; Chapter 6 John Locke and William Paley; Chapter 7 A Proposition; Chapter 8 The Voyage of HMS Beagle; Chapter 9 The Galapagos; Chapter 10 Home at Last; Chapter 11 Thomas Robert Malthus; Chapter 12 Romance: Marriage: Darwin's Theory Takes Shape; Chapter 13 A Rival Appears on the Scene: Darwin's Hand Is Forced
  • Chapter 14 Labor Omnia VincitChapter 15 The Origin of Species; Chapter 16 The Great Oxford Debate; Chapter 17 Aftermath of the Great Debate; Chapter 18 Alfred Russel Wallace; Chapter 19 Variation: The Theory of Pangenesis; Chapter 20 Sir Francis Galton; Chapter 21 The Descent of Man; Chapter 22 Darwin and Freedom of Thought; Chapter 23 Erasmus Darwin; Chapter 24 Lamarck; Chapter 25 Patrick Matthew; Chapter 26 William Charles Wells; Chapter 27 Darwin's Chronic Illness: Dr James M. Gully; Chapter 28 Darwin's Continuing Ill-Health: Possible Causes
  • Chapter 29 Dr Ralph Colp: Professor Saul Adler: Chagas' DiseaseChapter 30 Darwin, Emma, and God; Chapter 31 Religions: Their Creation and Evolution; Chapter 32 The Dinosaurs; Chapter 33 Birds: The Only Surviving Dinosaurs; Chapter 34 The Eugenics Debate; Chapter 35 Major Leonard Darwin; Chapter 36 Social Darwinism: The Deliberate Misrepresentation of Darwin's Ideas: The Nazi Holocaust; Chapter 37 Why Superstition May Be Preferable to Reason; Chapter 38 The Ingrained Nature of False Beliefs; Chapter 39 Genetic Science Vindicates Darwin and Provides an Explanation for Variation
  • Chapter 40 Darwin and Downe's Church of St Mary the VirginChapter 41 The Darwin Children; Chapter 42 The Final Decade; Epilogue; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (566 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629140742
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000119672
  • (EBL)1649251
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1649251
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000119672
Label
Charles Darwin : destroyer of myths, Andrew Norman
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-312) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Darwin/Wedgwood Family Tree; Acknowledgements; Maps; Preface; Chapter 1 Charles Darwin: A Child Is Born; Chapter 2 Religion: Unitarianism; Chapter 3 Shrewsbury School and the Reverend Butler; Chapter 4 Edinburgh; Chapter 5 Cambridge; Chapter 6 John Locke and William Paley; Chapter 7 A Proposition; Chapter 8 The Voyage of HMS Beagle; Chapter 9 The Galapagos; Chapter 10 Home at Last; Chapter 11 Thomas Robert Malthus; Chapter 12 Romance: Marriage: Darwin's Theory Takes Shape; Chapter 13 A Rival Appears on the Scene: Darwin's Hand Is Forced
  • Chapter 14 Labor Omnia VincitChapter 15 The Origin of Species; Chapter 16 The Great Oxford Debate; Chapter 17 Aftermath of the Great Debate; Chapter 18 Alfred Russel Wallace; Chapter 19 Variation: The Theory of Pangenesis; Chapter 20 Sir Francis Galton; Chapter 21 The Descent of Man; Chapter 22 Darwin and Freedom of Thought; Chapter 23 Erasmus Darwin; Chapter 24 Lamarck; Chapter 25 Patrick Matthew; Chapter 26 William Charles Wells; Chapter 27 Darwin's Chronic Illness: Dr James M. Gully; Chapter 28 Darwin's Continuing Ill-Health: Possible Causes
  • Chapter 29 Dr Ralph Colp: Professor Saul Adler: Chagas' DiseaseChapter 30 Darwin, Emma, and God; Chapter 31 Religions: Their Creation and Evolution; Chapter 32 The Dinosaurs; Chapter 33 Birds: The Only Surviving Dinosaurs; Chapter 34 The Eugenics Debate; Chapter 35 Major Leonard Darwin; Chapter 36 Social Darwinism: The Deliberate Misrepresentation of Darwin's Ideas: The Nazi Holocaust; Chapter 37 Why Superstition May Be Preferable to Reason; Chapter 38 The Ingrained Nature of False Beliefs; Chapter 39 Genetic Science Vindicates Darwin and Provides an Explanation for Variation
  • Chapter 40 Darwin and Downe's Church of St Mary the VirginChapter 41 The Darwin Children; Chapter 42 The Final Decade; Epilogue; Appendix I; Appendix II; Appendix III; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (566 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781629140742
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3710000000119672
  • (EBL)1649251
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1649251
  • (EXLCZ)993710000000119672

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