Tag : natural philosophy

Charles Lyell – The Evolution of Evolution

Charles Lyell was a British lawyer and geologist who lived during the nineteenth century. He published a three-volume work called Principles of Geology, which promoted his ideas of an old earth, geologic ages, and uniformitarianism. This is the belief that…

May 8, 2017

Erasmus Darwin – The Evolution of Evolution

Evolutionary ideas are all around us. Every time you turn on the TV, watch the news, or read a science magazine you will more than likely find evolutionary content. How did this philosophy become so popular that it literally took…

April 17, 2017