By: Cosslett, Tess (editor) (William Paley; Robert Chambers; Hugh Miller; Charles Darwin; Charles Goodwin; Leonard Huxley; John Tyndall; Frederick Temple)
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1984
Seller ID: 24694
Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; 249 pp. Cambridge English Prose Texts. Introductory essay plus each chapter is headed by an introduction to the selection, footnotes, bibliography. This volume "centres on the Darwinian controversy . . . placed in the wider context of the earlier debates on geology and evolution; the relation of science to Natural Theology; the effect of Biblical Criticism on the interpretation of Genesis; and the professiona lisation of science by aggressively agnostic scientists." Former owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise, text is sturdy and clean. Dust jacket has a... View More...