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Stories by Ernst Mayr

Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought

Great minds shape the thinking of successive historical periods. Luther and Calvin inspired the Reformation; Locke, Leibniz, Voltaire and Rousseau, the Enlightenment. Modern thought is most dependent on the influence of Charles Darwin

November 24, 2009 — Ernst Mayr

Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought

Great minds shape the thinking of successive historical periods. Luther and Calvin inspired the Reformation; Locke, Leibniz, Voltaire and Rousseau, the Enlightenment. Modern thought is most dependent on the influence of Charles Darwin

July 1, 2000 — Ernst Mayr

Books

Concerning a new biography of Charles Darwin, and its scientific shortcomings

November 1, 1959 — Ernst Mayr