Darwin, and After Darwin (Vol. 1 and 3)

An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a Discussion of Post-Darwinian Questions

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Published: 1910
Language: English
Wordcount: 112,496 / 354 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 30.7
LoC Category: QH
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Added to site: 2008.03.12
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Genre: Science
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were engaged in the practical work of research. And those who read the Novum Organon with a first-hand knowledge of what is required for such research can scarcely fail to agree with his great contemporary Harvey, that he wrote upon science like a Lord Chancellor.

The second thing I should like to observe is, that as the revolt against the purely subjective methods grew in extent and influence it passed to the opposite extreme, which eventually became only less deleterious to the interests of science than was the bondage of authority, and addiction to a priori methods, from which the revolt had set her free. For, without here waiting to trace the history of this matter in detail, I think it ought now to be manifest to everyone who studies it, that up to the commencement of the present century the progress of science in general, and of natural history in particular, was seriously retarded by what may be termed the Bugbear of Speculation. Fully awakened to the dangers of web-spinning fr

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