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Darwin's Spectre:
Evolutionary Biology in the Modern World
Michael R. Rose

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
Introduction3
Pt. 1Darwin and Darwinian Science7
1Darwin: The Reluctant Revolutionary11
2Heredity: The Problem of Variation29
3Selection: Nature Red in Tooth and Claw48
4Evolution: The Tree of Life75
Pt. 2Applications of Darwinism93
5Agriculture: Malthus Postponed97
6Medicine: Dying of Ignorance110
7Eugenics: Promethean Darwinism134
Pt. 3Understanding Human Nature147
8Origins: From Baboons to Archbishops151
9Psyche: Darwinism Meets Film Noir167
10Society: Ideology as Biology184
11Religion: The Spectre Haunting202
Conclusion210
Bibliographic Material and Notes213
Index229

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