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Rubicon crossed?

A long-standing debate concerns whether humans are specialized for speech perception ; in the the second half of the nineteenth century, two of the primary figures in this debate were Charles Darwin and Friedrich Max Müller.   A distinguished scholar and … Continue reading

Workshop in the History and Philosophy of Biology, Aberdeen, 21 May 2011

Dr White, from the Darwin Correspondence Project,  is speaking on Darwin and the evolution of sympathy at a workshop in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. The event will focus on the moral and religious debates surrounding … Continue reading