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The natural theology of evolution / J.N. Shearman.

J. N. Shearman, author.

Abingdon : Routledge, 2020.

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  • Title:
    The natural theology of evolution / J.N. Shearman.
  • Author: J. N. Shearman, author.
  • Subjects: Natural theology; Evolution; Biological Evolution; Evolution; Natural theology; RELIGION / Philosophy; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General; Electronic books;
    Dewey: 210
  • Publication Details: Abingdon : Routledge, 2020.
  • Language: English
  • Description: Contents:

    Part I: A Common-sense Argument

    1. The Common-sense View

    2. Paley’s Common-sense View

    3. The Implications of the Common-sense View

    4. The State of the Argument

    5. The Question About Evolution

    6. What Chance Variation May Do

    7. What Chance Variation Cannot Do

    8. Creative Evolution

    Note to Part I: Mendelism and Mutationism

    Part II: A More Abstract or Philosophical Argument

    9. Necessity

    10. Chance

    11. Unlimited Chance

    12. Infinite Numbers

    13. The Chance-Plus-Order Series

    14. Natural Groups and Series

    Part III: The Application of the Argument

    15. The Fertilisation of the Cuckoo-Pint and of the Aristolochia

    16. The Fertilisation of Orchids

    17. The Eye

    18. An Insectivorous Plant

    19. A Bird’s Flight

    20. The Pecten’s Eye

    21. The Asymmetry of the Plaice

    22. Instinct

    Part IV: Objections Considered

    Some Objections


  • Identifier: ISBN 9780429296079 (electronic bk.); ISBN 042929607X (electronic bk.); ISBN 9781000063745 (electronic bk. : EPUB); ISBN 1000063747 (electronic bk. : EPUB); ISBN 9781000058833 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket); ISBN 1000058832 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket); ISBN 9781000053920 (electronic bk. : PDF); ISBN 100005392X (electronic bk. : PDF)
    10.4324/9780429296079 doi; BNB GBB9E5091; System number: 019506512
  • Notes: Includes index.
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Series: Routledge library editions: Evolution ; v. 12

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