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The Evolutionists: The Struggle for Darwin's Soul
Introduced in 1859, Charles Darwin's theory of evolution generated hot debate and controversy. Today nearly all reputable scientists agree: evolution did happen and natural selection was its main driving force. Yet a century and a half after Darwin, the theory of evolution is still being fought over with a ferocity that has rarely been equaled in the annals of science. Wha ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published May 1st 2002 by Holt Paperbacks
(first published 2001)
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Richard Morris after earning his PhD in Physics went to San Francisco and in 1968 began publishing "hippie tabloids". He continued as a poet, play-write and author, taking up "mainstream science books" starting in 1979. The Evolutionists was written in 2001, 2 years before the author's death, to address the ongoing controversy between Stephen Jay Gould, et al and the more conventional evolutionary biologists represented by Richard Dawkins as well as Evolutionary Psychologists like Stephen Pinker ...more