17. History, Science, and Evolution - Only One Kind of Each

  1. James R. Flynn

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch17

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Cite

Flynn, J. R. (2012) History, Science, and Evolution - Only One Kind of Each, in How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119944768

Online ISBN: 9781118314999

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Keywords:

  • history, science, and evolution, only one kind of each;
  • histories, all of equal status or all lacking objective status;
  • history, of whole societies about how societies work, coming into play;
  • good history, in the light of the best social/natural science;
  • progress, as understanding the scientific and how to use it;
  • the fact of no history being written without bias, significant;
  • scientific theory, predictions falsified, while theology does not;
  • science, a wonderful neutralizer, bringing together those who respect it

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Writing Better History

  • Male History

  • Male Science

  • History and Bias

  • History and Legends

  • Intelligent Design

  • Darwin Versus an Absurd God

  • Science and Values

  • Corrupting the Youth

  • Reference