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    Riddle of the Universe (Great Minds Series) (Paperback) By (author) Ernst Haeckel, Translated by Joseph McCabe

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    DescriptionGreatly influenced by Charles Darwin, the famed German zoologist and philosopher Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919) boldly defended the fact of organic evolution and seriously considered its far-reaching ramifications for science, philosophy, and theology. Advocating the interplay of empirical evidence and rational speculation, The Riddle of the Universe is his most daring, comprehensive, and successful work. Its monistic and naturalistic worldview offers a cosmic perspective and evolutionary framework that supplants traditional theistic beliefs in God, free will, and the personal immortality of the human soul. This classic volume remains a tour de force of critical thought, free inquiry, and intellectual value.


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    Title
    Riddle of the Universe
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ernst Haeckel, Translated by Joseph McCabe
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 405
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780879757465
    ISBN 10: 0879757469
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: PDA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    LC subject heading: ,
    Ingram Subject Code: TH
    Libri: I-TH
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    BISAC V2.8: PHI009000
    B&T Approval Code: A50090000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: REL102000
    LC subject heading:
    DC20: 113
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: B3263.W45F
    DC22: 147.3, 147/.3
    LC classification: B3263.W45 F613 1992
    Edition
    3
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Prometheus Books
    Imprint name
    Prometheus Books
    Publication date
    01 August 1992
    Publication City/Country
    Amherst