Darwin in context - Audio

Darwin in context - Audio

The Open University

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Just how controversial was Charles Darwin? Was he a reluctant revolutionary? And how did he reconcile his religious convictions with his scientific values? When Darwin's theories were first published in the nineteenth century, he initially felt that the whole scientific establishment was against him. It took many years for Darwin to finally pluck up the courage to reveal his revolutionary theories and he only did so when a fellow scientist seemed...
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Just how controversial was Charles Darwin? Was he a reluctant revolutionary? And how did he reconcile his religious convictions with his scientific values? When Darwin's theories were first published in the nineteenth century, he initially felt that the whole scientific establishment was against him. It took many years for Darwin to finally pluck up the courage to reveal his revolutionary theories and he only did so when a fellow scientist seemed...
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Darwin in context

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 16 secs

Darwin in context

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 16 secs

Evolution versus Creation...

04 Nov 2009 | 07 mins 17 secs

Evolution versus Cre...

04 Nov 2009 | 07 mins 17 secs

Darwin's manuscript

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 34 secs

Darwin's manuscript

04 Nov 2009 | 01 min 34 secs

Darwin prepares the way

04 Nov 2009 | 07 mins 45 secs

Darwin prepares the ...

04 Nov 2009 | 07 mins 45 secs

Darwin's global impact

04 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 43 secs

Darwin's global impa...

04 Nov 2009 | 04 mins 43 secs