CHARLES DARWIN (1809 - 1882)


  • Debating Darwin: Philosophical Issues in Evolution and Natural Selection, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, February 18-20, 2011
  • On the Origin of Species at 150: a Celebratory Conference, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Department of Philosophy, University of Toronto, November 21-24, 2009
  • 150 Years of Evolution – Darwin's Impact on the Humanities and Social Sciences, a Symposium in Honour of the 200th Birthday of Charles Darwin and the 150th Anniversary of the Publication of On the Origin of Species, San Diego State University, November 20-22, 2009
  • Darwin in the Twenty-First Century: Nature, Humanity, and God, John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology, and Values, University of Notre Dame, November 1-3, 2009

  • Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species after 150 Years, Virginia Tech University, November 4, 2009
  • International Darwin Conference, University of Bradford, September 24-26, 2009
  • Darwin's Impact on Science, Society and Culture: a 21st Century Reassessment, Faculty of Philosophy, Catholic University of Portugal, September 10-12, 2009
  • Echoes of Darwin, Instituto Humanitas Unisinos (IHU) and Graduate Program in Philosophy, Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos – Unisinos, September 9-12, 2009
  • Evolving Darwinism - From Natural Theology to a Theology of Nature, Science and Religion Forum, University of Cambridge, September 8-10, 2009
  • Conference to Honour the 200th Anniversary of Darwin's Birth and 150th Anniversary of the Publication of On the Origin of Species, Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham, June 10, 2009
  • Humanism and Posthumanism, Conference in Honour of the Charles Darwin Bicentennial, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade, April 6-9
  • Darwin's Reach: a Celebration of Darwin's Legacy across Academic Disciplines, Hofstra University, March 12-14, 2009
  • Evolution and Organisation: Denaturing Darwin, International School of Philosophy, Amersfoort, the Netherlands, November 12-14, 2004



  • Anthologies:

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals.  1872.

    • The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex.  1871.

    • Primitive Culture: Researches into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy, Religion, Language, Art, and Custom.  1871.

    • The Origin of the Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life.  1859.

      • Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2001.




  • Anthologies:

    • Hösle, Vittorio, and Christian Illies, eds.  Darwinism and Philosophy.  Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame P, 2005.

    • Ruse, Michael, and Robert J. Richards, eds.  Cambridge Companion to The Origin of Species.  Cambridge: CUP, 2009.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Beer, Gillian.  "Darwin's Reading and the Fictions of Development."  The Darwinian Heritage.  Ed. D. Kohn.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 1985.

    • Beer, Gillian.  Darwin's Plots: Evolutionary Narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and Nineteenth-Century Fiction.  Cambridge: CUP, 1983.

    • Campbell, John Angus.  "The Invisible Rhetorician: Charles Darwin's Third-party Strategy."  Rhetorica 7 (1989): 55-85.

    • Campbell, John Angus.  "Charles Darwin: Rhetorician of Science."  (1987).

    • Campbell, John Angus.  "Scientific Revolution and the Grammar of Culture: the Case of Darwin's Origin."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 72 (1986): 351-376.

    • Campbell, John Angus.  "The Polemical Mr. Darwin."  Quarterly Journal of Speech 61 (1975): 375-90.

    • Campbell, John Angus.  "Darwin and The Origin of Species."  Speech Monographs 37 (1970): 1-14.

    • Charlesworth, Brian.  Evolution: a Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: OUP, 2003.

    • Davies, Paul Sheldon.  Subjects of the World: Darwin's Rhetoric and the Study of Agency in Nature.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2009.

    • Fancher, R. E.  "Charles Darwin and the Theory of Evolution."  Pioneers of Psychology.  New York: Norton, 1979.  3rd Ed. 1996.  186-215.

    • Fodor, Jerry A., and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini.  What Darwin Got Wrong.  New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009.

    • Godfrey-Smith, Peter.  Darwinian Populations and Natural Selection.  Oxford: OUP, 2009.

    • Howard, Jonathan.  Darwin: a Very Short Introduction.  Oxford: OUP, .

    • Hull, David L.  Darwin and his Critics: the Reception of Darwin's Theory of Evolution by the Scientific Community. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1973.  Rpt. 1983.

    • Levine, George.  Darwin Loves You: Natural Selection and the Re-enchantment of the World.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2006.

    • Lewens, Tim.  Darwin.  London: Routledge, 2006.

    • Midgley, Mary.  The Solitary Self: Darwin and the Selfish Gene.  Chesham: Acumen, 2010.

    • Ruse, Michael.  Charles Darwin.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2008.

    • Ruse, Michael.  Darwinism and its Discontents.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.

    • Sober, Elliot.  Evidence and Evolution: the Logic behind the Science.  Cambridge: CUP, 2008.




  • UK:
    • University of London: London School of Economics: Darwin@LSE




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