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Out of the Silent Planet: Cosmic Anthropology: Race and Reason on Planet Mars

Sanford Schwartz

in C. S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374728
eISBN:
9780199871506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374728.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature

This chapter examines the first novel in the series, Out of the Silent Planet. It is based on the premise that the physically damaged but “unfallen” world of Malacandra (Mars) is a sublimated or ... More


Darwinism Rejected

Robin Small

in Nietzsche and Rée: A Star Friendship

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199278077
eISBN:
9780191602702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199278075.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Detailed discussion of Nietzsche’s later thought continues in a further chapter. His often-expressed hostility towards Darwinism is consistent with a preoccupation with themes that are central to the ... More


Making Ends Meet

Peter Hall

in London voices, London lives: Tales from a working capital

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349842
eISBN:
9781447302711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349842.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter discusses the struggles of Londoners as seen through the struggles of those interviewed in this study. Most of the participants of the study reported that they were struggling to make ... More


Peter Kropotkin: Anarchist, Revolutionary, Dreamer

Oren Harman

in Dreamers, Visionaries, and Revolutionaries in the Life Sciences

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226569871
eISBN:
9780226570075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570075.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Evolution is a game of survival of the fittest, and to survive, organisms have to compete. But does competition always lead to a struggle between and within species, or can it also lead to ... More


“Bliss Botanic” and “Cocks Heroic”: Two Darwins in the “Temple of Nature”

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter Three examines the erotic evolutionary writings of Erasmus Darwin, notably The Loves of the Plants, Zoonomia and The Temple of Nature. It is shown that his grandson took the notion of sexual ... More


Romantic Fantasies in the Big City

Tyler Carrington

in Love at Last Sight: Dating, Intimacy, and Risk in Turn-of-the-Century Berlin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917760
eISBN:
9780190917791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917760.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 begins by following the seamstress Frieda Kliem as she moves in 1902 from a rural province to the metropolis of Berlin. As Frieda looks for work, lodging, and acquaintances and then ... More


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