The Resource Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals) : the Challenges of Science, (electronic resource)

Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals) : the Challenges of Science, (electronic resource)

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Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals) : the Challenges of Science
Title
Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)
Title remainder
the Challenges of Science
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind's ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad's detailed knowledge of the leading evolutionary arguments of the period and the main questions posed: were ethics God-given or were morals merely an evolved attribute? His novels are shown as debates with, and extensions of, the theories of Huxley, Darwin, Carlyle, Spencer, Lombroso and others on the nature of
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6005.O4
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Revivals
Label
Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals) : the Challenges of Science, (electronic resource)
Publication
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unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Introduction; 1. The Mechanism of the Universe; 2. The Challenges: Lord Jim and Heart of Darkness; 2.1 Huxley; 2.2 Darwin and 'Sympathy'; 2.3 Inheritance; 3. Theory and Counter-Theory; 3.1 Drummond; 3.2 Spencer; 3.3 Carlyle; 3.4 Westermarck and Hobhouse; 3.5 Conrad's Ethical Growth; 4. Nostromo: Heroes and Hobson; 5. The Secret Agent: Society's Web and Lombroso; 6. Under Western Eyes: Independence and Collapse; Bibliography; Index
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ocn886110786
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317637967
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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634416
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not applicable
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.b34571036
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)886110786
  • ebl1317637968

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