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Teologiczne dylematy Karola Darwina
Charles Darwin’s Theological Dilemmas

Author(s): Grzegorz Malec
Subject(s): Philosophy
Published by: Towarzystwo Naukowe KUL & Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski Jana Pawła II
Keywords: agnosticism; atheism; Charles Darwin; theism; Creator; methodological naturalism

Summary/Abstract: The main aim of this article is to present Charles Darwin’s standpoint on religion. Polish as well as foreign literature gives much contradictory information on this topic. Depending on a source one can come across a theistic, agnostic or atheistic interpretation of his views. Darwin himself referred to this issue ambiguously. The author claims that Darwin did so intentionally for he wanted at all costs to avoid the controversy over his family and himself. In fact, later in his life, Darwin rejected God.

  • Issue Year: 60/2012
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 67-85
  • Page Count: 19
  • Language: Polish