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In praise of Darwin : Georges Romanes and the evolution of a Darwinian believer / J. David Pleins.

By: Pleins, J. David.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York ; London : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014Description: xvii, 397 p. : ill., ports. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781623565541 (hbk.); 9781623565947 (pbk.); 1623565944 (pbk.); 1623565545.Subject(s): Romanes, George John, 1848-1894 -- Knowledge -- Evolution | Romanes, George John, 1848-1894 -- Religion | Darwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Influence | Evolution (Biology) -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Religion and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century | Naturalists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Natural history -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th centuryDDC classification:
Contents:
Permissions -- Preface : Hidden for a century -- Acknowledgments -- List of illustrations -- 1. A candid examination of theism : the evolution of a skeptic -- 2. The tolling of the funeral bell : the death of Charles Darwin -- 3. To sleep beneath thy sacred floor : Darwin's funeral and a revelation of light -- 4. A deathless name : the paradox of fame -- 5. Treasures of the heart : memories of Down House -- 6. The elemental war : devilry and harmony -- 7. Intuition of the infinite : the evolution of a seeker -- Chart : Typescript and poems 1879-1889 : comparison of poem numbers -- Appendix : Charles Darwin : a memorial poem -- Notes -- Bbiliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [373]-379) and index.

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