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Lamarck

La Marque de Lamarck

A brief sketch of the life and ideas of the great French evolutionist


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  Darwin

Darwin’s Dark Side

An alternative view of the most famous evolutionist of all time


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  Heackel

Haeckel’s Heckling

The radical views and unfounded reputation of the German ‘Darwin’


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  Butler

Butler's Battle

The story of the antagonism between Darwin and the leading 19th century evolutionary dissident


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  Evolve

An Evolution for Evolution Theory

The 1993 essay that marked my evolution from sceptic (about neo-Darwinism) to dissident

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  Fairy Story

Learning from past Experience – A Fairy Story for Scientists

An allegorical look at the history of evolution theory


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  Review

A Review of 'Evolution in Four Dimensions'

A review of “Evolution in Four Dimensions” by Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb



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  Ape

Aquatic Ape Theory

A Lamarckian view of the repercussions of Elaine Morgan’s famous hypothesis


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  Influences

Darwin’s Influences

A look at some of Darwin’s predecessors, with quotations from their writings


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  DGS

Darwin’s Guilty Secret

The evidence that Darwin knew about Patrick Matthew and lied about it




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  Gaskel

The Origins of Elizabeth Gaskell’s Evolutionary Characters

A talk for Elizabeth Gaskell’s Bicentenary  celebrations in 2010




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