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Darwinism
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I. Science – II. Philosophy of Religion – III. Systematic Theology – IV. Ethics

I. Science

Although Darwinism may be thought of as referring to the version of evolutionary theory originating from C.R. Darwin (Desmond & Moore), it is in reality, however, difficult to agree on any more precise definition. Darwin's own works on evolution involved several different mechanisms for bringing about organic transformation. Besides natural selection Darwin also allowed expla…

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Livingstone, David N., Daecke, Sigurd, Hübner, Jürgen and Hefner, Philip, “Darwinism”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_03415>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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