Social Darwinism and American Psychology
This paper examines the fundamentals of Darwinism, paricularly the concepts of natural selection and the survival of the fittest, and how these led to Social Darwinism. How Social Darwinism influenced early 20th-century psychology.
DARWIN & RELIGION.
Discusses Darwin's theory of cause & change & religious view of doctrine of creation. Finds Darwin's theory more plausible.
This paper discusses the various peer experiences and relationships had by Charles Darwin as they are related in his autobiography. The influence of his father, education and interest in natural science on his peer choices are addressed.
THEORIES OF EXISTENCE.
Discusses natural theology arguments re: divine creation & Darwin's theories of speciation & natural selection.
Survival of the Fittest
This paper looks at Darwin's idea of "survival of the fittest" and how much this term accurately expresses his views on natural and sexual selection, and how much it fails to accurately represent his ideas on natural and sexual selection.
Darwin, Marx, Nietzsche
A comparison and contrast of how Marx (COMMUNIST MANIFSTO),Darwin (DESCENT OF MAN), and Nietzsche (GENEALOGY OF MORALS) deal with issues of social theory such as racism, justice, education, etc. The contention is that they arrived at similar problems with society's organization as well as social criticism from different vantage points.
Examines his life, education & scientific development. Discussess the controversy over [Origin of Species] when it first appeared in 1859.