Charles Morris Lansley, Charles Darwin’s Debt to the Romantics: How Alexander von Humboldt, Goethe and Wordsworth Helped Shape Darwin’s View of Nature

Daniel Vázquez Calvo

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Review by Daniel Vázquez Calvo (Complutense University of Madrid) of Charles Morris Lansley, Charles Darwin’s Debt to the Romantics: How Alexander von Humboldt, Goethe and Wordsworth Helped Shape Darwin’s View of Nature. Oxford: Peter Lang, 2018. Pp. 274. £60. ISBN: 9781787071384.


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Charles Morris Lansley; Charles Darwin; Erasmus Darwin; Evolution; Romantic; William Wordsworth; Subjectivity; Empiricism; Science; Inheritance; Legacies; Ruth Padel

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