Darwin and Design
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Lecture 1: Darwin and Design
Lecture 2: Alice in Wonderland
Lecture 3: Genesis, Aristotle, and the Emergence of World Views
Lecture 4: Voltaire and the Accidental World
Lecture 5: Hume's Dialogues: Revealed Religion vs. Empirically-Based Religion
Lecture 6: Philo and the Limits of Analogy
Lecture 7: William Paley and his Legacy
Lecture 8: Adam Smith "Wealth of Nations" (1776): The Idea of an Oeconomy
Lecture 9: Malthus and the Compound Interest World
Lecture 10: Malthus and the Compound Mind
Lecture 11: Darwin and the Economy of the Natural World
Lecture 12: Natural Selection
Lecture 13: Darwinian Synthesis
Lecture 14: Darwin's "The Descent of Man" (1871) and Human Culture
Lecture 15: Naturalism and Utopia: Samuel Butler's "Erewhon"
Lecture 16: Butler and Technological Autonomy
Lecture 17: Evolution and Cybernetics
Lecture 18: Alan Turing and the Thinking Machine
Lecture 20: Dualism and Personality in Post-Evolutionary Fiction
Lecture 21: T. H. Huxley and the Two States
Lecture 22: H. G. Wells "The Time Machine" and The Final Utopia
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