Natural Theology and Evolutionary Theory in the Nineteenth Century
College: Trinity College
Instructor 1: Clarke, Jr., John W.
Course Code: 
TRH2252HY
Semester: 
Full-year
Section: 
6101
Online: 
Yes
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online
Description: 

This introductory course examines the influence of, and contemporary reaction to, natural theology, evolution theory, and Charles Darwin's "natural selection" theory, from the late eighteenth century until the Scopes Trial (1925). Although the course focuses on England and the United States, we will also make a tertiary examination of defenders and critics of natural theology, evolutionary theory, and natural selection theory in Continental Europe and Canada. Two short research summaries submitted online (40%), participation (20%), final exam submitted online (40%)

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Summer 2011
Summer 2010
Start Time: 
TBA
End Time: 
TBA
Schedule: 
Begin Date: 
Thursday, May 5, 2011 to Thursday, July 28, 2011
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
15
Enrolment Notes: 
Withdrawal Deadline:  May 29, 2011
Schedule Notes: 
May 5 to July 28; Thursdays
Teaching Method: 
Lectures
Means of Evaluation: