Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spotlight on a correspondent: William Winwood Reade

On May, 19, 1868, an African explorer and unsuccessful novelist, William Winwoode Reade (1838–1875) offered to help Darwin, and started a correspondence and, arguably, a collaboration, that would last until Reade’s death. After a first 1861 tour of West Africa, … Continue reading

Workshop in the History and Philosophy of Biology, Aberdeen, 21 May 2011

Dr White, from the Darwin Correspondence Project,  is speaking on Darwin and the evolution of sympathy at a workshop in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Aberdeen. The event will focus on the moral and religious debates surrounding … Continue reading