Darwin Issue of ‘Philosophy Now’

Philosophy Now, Jan/Feb 2009

Philosophy Now, Jan/Feb 2009

Free The Evolution of Evolutionary Theory

Massimo Pigliucci recounts the history of the theories of evolution, and asks whether evolutionary biology has ever shifted paradigms.

Darwin On Moral Intelligence

Vincent di Norcia applies his mental powers to Darwin’s moral theory.

Nature Red in Tooth and Claw

Sherrie Lyons revisits Evolution and Ethics by Thomas Henry Huxley, Darwin’s most energetic defender and the coiner of the word ‘agnostic’.

Free Purpose, Meaning & Darwinism

Mary Midgley meditates on mind and meaning among the mutations.

Social Spencerism

Tim Delaney relates how Herbert Spencer, inventor of the phrase ‘survival of the fittest’, originally applied evolutionary thinking to human society and culture.

Free Dewey and Darwin

Tim Madigan on how Darwin influenced the Pragmatist.