Robert J. Richards

Robert J. Richards is the Morris Fishbein Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Science, and Professor in the Departments of History, Philosophy, and Psychology at the University of Chicago.  He has written several books on evolutionary theory in the 19the and early 20th centuries; he has also written on the history of German Romanticism, especially its impact on science and philosophy in the age of Goethe.

Recent Posts

February 22, 2016 in Biology, History

Was Hitler a Darwinian? No! No! No!

Robert J. Richards examines the widely held view that Darwinian thinking was somehow responsible for the atrocities of the Hitler regime during World War II.
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