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    • The Modern Scholar

    • Darwin, Darwinism, and the Modern World
    • By: Chandak Sengoopta
    • Narrated by: Chandak Sengoopta
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The history of Western civilization can be divided neatly into pre-Darwinian and post-Darwinian periods. Darwin's 1859 treatise, On the Origin of Species, was not the first work to propose that organisms had descended from other, earlier organisms and the mechanism of evolution it proposed remained controversial for years. Nevertheless, no biologist after 1859 could ignore Darwin's theories and few areas of thought and culture remained immune to their influence.

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