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This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 317 pages of information about Darwiniana; Essays and Reviews Pertaining to Darwinism.

ARTICLE VII

EVOLUTION AND THEOLOGY

Writings of Henslow, Hodges, and Le Conte examined.—­Evolution and Design compatible.—­The Admission of a System of Nature, with Fixed Laws, concedes in Principle all that the Doctrine of Evolution requires.—­Hypotheses, Probabilities, and Surmises, not to be decried by Theologians, who use them, perhaps, more freely and loosely than Naturalists.—­Theologians risk too much in the Defense of Untenable Outposts

ARTICLE VIII

What is Darwinism?”

Dr. Hodges Book with this Title criticised.—­He declares that Darwinism is Atheism, yet its Founder a Theist.—­Darwinism founded, however, upon Orthodox Conceptions, and opposed, not to Theism, but only to Intervention in Nature, while the Key-note of Dr. Hedge’s System is Interference.—­Views and Writings of St. Clair, Winchell, and Kingsley adverted to

ARTICLE IX

Charles Darwin
Sketch accompanying A portrait inNature

Darwin’s Characteristics and Work as a Naturalist compared with those of Robert Brown.—­His Illustration of the Principle that “Nature abhors Close Fertilization. “—­His Impression upon Natural History exceeded only by
Linnaeus.—­His Service in restoring Teleology to Natural History

ARTICLE X

INSECTIVOROUS PLANTS

Classification marks Distinctions where Nature exhibits Gradations.—­ Recovery of Forgotten Knowledge and History of what was known of Dionzea, Drosera, and Sarracenia.

ARTICLE XI

INSECTIVOROUS AND CLIMBING PLANTS

Review of Darwin’s Two Works upon these Subjects—­No Absolute Marks for distinguishing between Vegetables and Animals.—­New observations upon the Sundews or Droseras.—­Their Sensitiveness, Movements, Discernment of the Presence and Appropriation of Animal Matter.—­Dionaea, and other Plants of the same Order.—­Utricularia and Pinguicula.—­Sarracenia and Nepenthes.—­Climbing Plants; the Climbing effected through Sensitiveness or Response to External Impression and Automatic Movement.—­Capacities inherent in Plants generally, and apparently of no Service to them, developed and utilized by those which climb.—­Natural Selection not a Complete Explanation

ARTICLE XII

Duration and origination of
race and species

Part I.—­Do Varieties in Plants wear out, or tend to wear out?—­The Question considered in the Light of Facts, and in that of the Darwinian Theory.—­Conclusion that Races sexually propagated need not die of Old Age.—­This Conclusion inferred from the Provisions and Arrangements in Nature to secure Cross-Fertilization of Individuals.—­ Reference to Mr. Darwin’s Development of this View

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