Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin

Author(s): Michael Ruse

Published Online: 7 APR 2009

Print ISBN: 9781405149129

Online ISBN: 9781444301366

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301366

Series Editor(s): Steven Nadler

About this Book

The definitive work on the philosophical nature and impact of the theories of Charles Darwin, written by a well-known authority on the history and philosophy of Darwinism.


  • Broadly explores the theories of Charles Darwin and Darwin studies
  • Incorporates much information about modern Biology
  • Offers a comprehensive discussion of Darwinism and Christianity - including Creationism - by one of the leading authorities in the field
  • Written in clear, concise, user-friendly language supplemented with quality illustrations
  • Examines the status of evolutionary theory as a genuine theory and its implications for philosophy, epistemology and ethics
  • Provides a strong understanding of the philosophical nature and impact of Darwin's thought
  • Holds wide appeal for general audiences outside the world of academic philosophy
  • Strongly supports Darwinism and fully explores modern naturalistic explanations of religion

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