The Politics of Evolution: Morphology, Medicine, and Reform in Radical London

The Politics of Evolution Morphology Medicine and Reform in Radical London Looking for the first time at the cut price anatomy schools rather than genteel Oxbridge Desmond winkles out pre Darwinian evolutionary ideas in reform minded and politically charged early nineteenth

  • Title: The Politics of Evolution: Morphology, Medicine, and Reform in Radical London
  • Author: Adrian J. Desmond
  • ISBN: 9780226143460
  • Page: 190
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Looking for the first time at the cut price anatomy schools rather than genteel Oxbridge, Desmond winkles out pre Darwinian evolutionary ideas in reform minded and politically charged early nineteenth century London In the process, he reveals the underside of London intellectual and social life in the generation before Darwin as it has never been seen before The PoliticsLooking for the first time at the cut price anatomy schools rather than genteel Oxbridge, Desmond winkles out pre Darwinian evolutionary ideas in reform minded and politically charged early nineteenth century London In the process, he reveals the underside of London intellectual and social life in the generation before Darwin as it has never been seen before The Politics of Evolution is intellectual dynamite, and certainly one of the most important books in the history of science published during the past decade Jim Secord, Times Literary Supplement One of those rare books that not only stakes out new territory but demands a radical overhaul of conventional wisdom John Hedley Brooke, Times Higher Education Supplement

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    1. A. Key concepts1. Why did Darwin not publish for 20 years?2. British society in the 1830s: conservatives v. ‘Low lifes’3. Infusion of French trained Scotsman (Robert Grant)4. Radical ideas of French (Lamarckian and Geffroy) anatomy: Why were these radical? Lamarck was associated with radical left politics. His theories centered on the self-improving organism. Organisms were directed by their own desire, not God, lineage, or the state. This was adopted by Marxist states like the USSR as empow [...]

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