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Title Biology and ideology from Descartes to Dawkins / edited by Denis R. Alexander and Ronald L. Numbers

Publ Info Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  QH331 .B477 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  QH331 B477 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 453 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The cultural authority of natural history in early modern europe / Peter Harrison -- Biology, atheism, and politics in eighteenth-century France / Shirley A. Roe -- Eighteenth-century uses of vitalism in constructing the human sciences / Peter Hanns Reill -- Biology in the service of natural theology: Paley, Darwin, and the Bridgewater Treatises / Jonathan R. Topham -- Race, empire, and biology before Darwinism / Sujit Sivasundaram -- Darwin's choice / Nicolaas Rupke -- Biology and the emergence of the Anglo-American eugenics movement / Edward J. Larson -- Genetics, eugenics, and the holocaust / Paul Weindling -- Darwinism, Marxism, and genetics in the Soviet Union / Nikolai Krementsov -- Evolution and the idea of social progress / Michael Ruse -- Beauty and the beast? : conceptualizing sex in evolutionary narratives / Erika Lorraine Milam -- Creationism, intelligent design, and modern biology / Ronald L. Numbers -- The ideological uses of evolutionary biology in recent atheist apologetics / Alister E. Mcgrath
LC subject Biology -- Philosophy
Biology -- Religious aspects
Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy
Genetics -- Philosophy
Eugenics -- Philosophy
Add Author Alexander, Denis
Numbers, Ronald L
ISBN 9780226608402 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226608409 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226608419 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0226608417 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40017859751