Evolution in the 18th Century
Christianity and Natural Science Many thinkers hoped to reconcile Christianity with scientific discoveries. Three important features distinguished their views from later ones: 1. Arguments from design
2. A linear chain of bei
Internalist vs. Externalist History Bowler discusses two different approaches to the history of the Darwinian Revolution. Externalist history emphasizes social, political, ideological factors in the revolution. Internalist history emphasizes the role of e
Theories of the Origin of Life
The Primordial Soup Experiment: In 1953, Stanley Miller mixed methane, ammonia, water vapor, and hydorogen gas, and applied electric sparks to the mixture. After about a week, Miller discovered that the mixture contained ami
The Darwinian Revolution was comparable to the Copernican Revolution in significance. No one after ~1700 remained antiCopernican. Yet even today there remain antievolutionists.
Question: Must there be opposition between Science and Christianity?