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From S. T. Preston   5 August 1880

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Sends his paper on "Natural science and morality", notwithstanding CD’s disinclination for the subject. This work parallels H. Spencer’s in the Data of ethics [1879].

Clerk Maxwell and William Thomson have encouraged his work in physics; STP looks for CD’s support on evolution.

Author:  Samuel Tolver Preston
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  5 Aug 1880
Classmark:  DAR 174: 62
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12678

From S. T. Preston   8 August 1880

Summary

Appreciates what CD says about his writing on two diverse subjects. Argues for value of "interdisciplinary approach". Has CD seen the pamphlet, "Physics and ethics" which he co-authored with an anonymous friend?

Author:  Samuel Tolver Preston
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  8 Aug 1880
Classmark:  DAR 174: 63
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-12683
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