Forerunners of Darwin, 1745-1859
Bentley Glass, Owsei Temkin, William L. Straus, Jr.
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1959 - 471 pagina's
Published to commemorate the centennial of the publication of Darwin's "Origin of Species", this volume brings together several important essays on the history of the idea of evolution. Included are discussions of Maupertuis, Buffon, Diderot, Kant, Herder, Lamarck, and Schopenhauer by such leading scholars as Arthur O. Lovejoy, Bentley Glass, Owsei Temkin, C. C. Gillispie, Francis C. Haber, and Jane Oppenheimer.