This biography of Charles Darwin, first published in 1937, re-lives Darwin’s life year by year, allowing the reader to share his experiences. The book displays Darwin’s ideas and how they developed and grew over time. This title will be of great interest to students of the history of science and philosophy.
Table of Contents
Preface; Part One: Family Overture; 1. Darwin-Wedgwood 2. From One Generation; Part Two: The Making of the Man; 3. Shrewsbury Days 4. Doctor, Clergyman 5. Offer of Adventure 6. The Adventure Begins 7. Ship and Shore 8. The World Before Us 9. London: The First Fruits 10. London: Macaw Cottage; Part Three: The Man Making; 11. Early Days at Downe 12. Barnacles and Middle Age 13. The Great Work 14. Climactic 15. Reception of a Book 16. The Great God Pan 17. The Question of Questions 18. Botany Bay 19. The Ultimate Haven; Part Four: Commentary; 20. The Fragmentary Man; Bibliography; Index