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dar·win·i·an

(dar-win'ē-ăn),
Relating to or ascribed to Charles Darwin.

darwinian

dar·win·i·an

(dahr-win'ē-ăn)
Relating to or ascribed to Charles Darwin.
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And advancing Darwinian theory as a protected ideology seems to be precisely what these House Democrats have in mind.
What seems ironic is that both the second law and the laws of general relativity have been demonstrated to be accurate to 10+ decimal places, and yet the problem of biogenesis, which is the very starting point of Darwinian evolution, has evaded all explanations for over 150 years.
He begins by stating that evolution "could not help but undermine many of the core beliefs of a predominantly Anglican society," and that "it was not uncommon for someone who accepted Darwinian evolution to experience a profound crisis of faith" (pp.
The difficult problem this poses for Darwinian theory is how to mesh the multifarious proximate efficient causes that constitute a process of NS with the 'evolutionary cause', the Darwinian selection dynamic.
Researchers in this study nevertheless reveal that these systems are incapable of undergoing a Darwinian evolution.
Hylton has now completed part two of the trilogy, titled The Darwinian Extension - Transition, which will be available shortly.
A focus on the narrative form of literature provides two important linkages for literary Darwinism: one, an immediate linkage with the orienting Darwinian narrative of life; the other, a connection between a cultural form and the pervasive environmental condition of causally connected events.
Chapter 4 ("The Eclipse of Darwinism") analyzes the apparent collapse of Darwinian selection theory during the early days of the "genetical" revolution and the liberal Christian embrace of nonmaterialist models of evolution.
2) Medical science, however, has recognised the significance of Darwinian theory only recently.
This, the broadest of the four Darwinian components, covers the concepts of fitness, struggle for existence, limitations in resources, and differential rates of death and reproduction.
He makes the case that a science of intelligent design can incorporate Darwinian mechanisms of natural selection and random variation and thus result in a conceptually more powerful scientific theory.
DARWINIAN FAIRYTALES: SELFISH GENES, ERRORS OF HEREDITY AND OTHER FABLES OF EVOLUTION comes from a philosopher who maintains that Darwin's theory of evolution is a 'ridiculous slander'.