Darwin’s Conception of Life: A Romantic Reading

Charles Darwin was a martyr to ill-health all his life, and was patiently nursed by his wife Emma, whom he called ‘Mammy’ (The Spectator)

Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution marks a unique turning point for both the natural and social sciences. His works do not only provide essential resources to understanding life through the lens of scientific observation, but a new language for describing life in scientific and political theory. His writings drew inspiration from a wide range of thinkers, and have consequently been interpreted and read in…