Historical Darwin

Posted on 19 mai 2009

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Who Charles Darwin is : did he really invent the notion of evolution ? where did his influence come from ? what debates were ragging during the 19th century ?

To have a historical insight into it is the best way to understand Science-in-action, as Bruno Latour would say. Science is more than just scientists, whoever brilliant they may be.

Once again, the New York Review of Books publishes a remarkable and accessible article by Richard C. Lewontin.