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Negotiating Darwin: The Vatican Confronts Evolution, 1877–1902

Charles Darwin died in April 1882 at which time William Bateson and Walter Weldon were still Cambridge undergraduates and, indeed, still friends. In later years their bitter feud over the mechanisms of inheritance, evolution, and, in particular, the status of 'Natural Selection', was to colour Darwinian studies throughout the 1890s and well beyond. Gregor MendelContinue reading “Negotiating Darwin: The Vatican Confronts Evolution, 1877–1902”