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From J. F. Moulton   13 December 1879

The transcript of this letter is not yet available online.

Summary

Herbert Spencer, though not the scientific thinker he sees himself to be, was extremely important in conditioning the generation’s acceptance of evolution. Compares Spencer and Robert Chambers as teachers, rather than discoverers, of new ideas.

Summary

Herbert Spencer, though not the scientific thinker he sees himself to be, was extremely important in conditioning the generation’s acceptance of evolution. Compares Spencer and Robert Chambers as teachers, rather than discoverers, of new ideas.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12356
From
John Fletcher Moulton, Baron Moulton
To
Charles Robert Darwin
Sent from
South Kensington
Source of text
DAR 171: 279
Physical description
6pp

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Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12356,” accessed on 26 May 2020, https://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/letter/DCP-LETT-12356.xml

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