Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 October 2014

288 Pages | 14 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199361410

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Darwin's Dice

The Idea of Chance in the Thought of Charles Darwin

Curtis Johnson

  • Reveals how chance and randomness played a major role in Charles Darwin's work.
  • Applies these concepts to notable sections of Darwin's writing, including the giraffes in On the Origin of Species as well as his famous architect metaphor.
  • Shows that studying the theme of randomness in Darwinist thought can help us understand this school of thought better.

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