Darwin-L Message Log 5:18 (January 1994)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

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<5:18>From ad201@freenet.carleton.ca  Wed Jan  5 12:32:12 1994

Date: Wed, 5 Jan 94 13:35:30 EST
From: ad201@freenet.carleton.ca (Donald Phillipson)
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
Subject: Re: Linguistics controversy

Michael Kenny of Simon Fraser Univ. wrote 4 Jan. 94

>controversy, but does anyone with an intellectual-historical bent know
>anything about the public response to Robert Chamber's proto-evolutionary
>*Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation* (1844)? My understanding is

Excellent introductory account in Peter Bowler's Fontana History of the
Environmental Sciences.

(If only SFU had some historians of science...!)

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