In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought download epub
by Carl N. Degler
Charles Darwin is known particularly for his theory of evolution, developed in the mid 18th century
Charles Darwin is known particularly for his theory of evolution, developed in the mid 18th century. As a biologist he looked at society in theory as well. Darwin's written theories essentially became the beginning of sociobiology, a forerunner of sociology. Those who Charles Darwin looked up to the most were the main influences in his life.
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The idea of a biological root to human nature was almost universally accepted at the turn of the century, Degler points out, then all but vanished from social thought only to reappear in the last four decades
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Nature : The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought. and gradual comeback of Social Darwinism in American thought.
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An important accomplishment by one of the leading scholars in the field of evolutionary studies.
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Publisher: Oxford University Press; Reprint edition (November 5, 1992)
Pages: 416 pages