…but does it, really?
“Mr. Darwin’s theory need not then to be atheistical, be it true or not; it may simply be suggesting a larger idea of Divine Prescience and Skill.” –Cardinal John Henry Newman… 968 more words
Since Aristotle, we have philosophised a scientific and moral order to the world. A “natural order” or “utopia” to creation. A way things were meant to be. 648 more words
“Natural selection works, according to Charles Darwin, “solely by and for the good of each being, all corporeal and mental endowments will tend to progress towards perfection.”(Darwin 1909, 528) This idea of progressivity in Darwinian evolution did not only astounded Nietzsche but also its opposite seemed, according to Nietzsche’s survey of “great destinies of man”, to be true.168 more words