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Robert J. Richards

Biography

Robert J. Richards is Morris Fishbein Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Science and Medicine; professor of history, philosophy and psychology; and director of the Fishbein Center for the History of Science and Medicine at the University of Chicago. His most recent book is The Tragic Sense of Life: Ernst Haeckel and the Struggle over Evolutionary Thought (University of Chicago Press, 2008). He is also the author of The Romantic Conception of Life: Science and Philosophy in the Age of Goethe (2002); The Meaning of Evolution: The Morphological Construction and Ideological Reconstruction of Darwin's Theory (1992); and Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behavior (1987), all from University of Chicago Press.


By this author :

Book Review

Trust in Neurons

Darwin's Garden of Earthly Delights

Images of Evolution

Darwin Tried and True

The Descent of Man

Recovering the Past

Bad Seeds

Reason and Reverence

"And Gladly Wolde He Lerne and Gladly Teche"

Pulp Nonfiction: Commotion over Evolution Before Darwin


 

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