Thanks to the University of Cambridge the complete works of Charles Darwin are now available online and very popular, amassing 150,000 hits in 11 days. You can see facsimiles of his Beagle notebooks. It makes me very happy to see how bad his handwriting was…
The Independent today printed some extracts and got Richard Dawkins to write an appreciation of ‘one of the most admirable men that ever lived’.
Meanwhile, in The Tablet, John Cottingham gave Dawkins’ recent book, The God Delusion, a rough review.
I read an interesting article last night about the perceived conflict between science and religion … the last part mentioned Darwin and Wilberforce and Thomas Huxley.
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