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Intelligent Designs

A recurring motif of this course has been the ubiquitous magazine Punch. Since Punch‘s satirical cartoons popped up so frequently in our discussions of the Victorian era, I thought I’d take a sidelong glance at the historical (and ongoing) evolution debates by … Continue reading

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Naming of Parts

Surely, Mr. Darwin’s theory is none the worse, morally, for having some foundation in fact. Asa Gray (1810-1888) Earlier, I considered the development of new professional terminology (like the word “scientist”) during the Victorian era. To-day, we have naming of parts … Continue reading

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