Desmond and Moore’s Darwin’s Sacred Cause

@article{Esterson2013DesmondAM,
  title={Desmond and Moore’s Darwin’s Sacred Cause},
  author={Allen Esterson},
  journal={SAGE Open},
  year={2013},
  volume={3}
}
In their book Darwin’s Sacred Cause (2009) Adrian Desmond and James Moore purport to demonstrate that they have provided an original explanation for the inspiration behind Darwin’s determined pursuit of an explanatory theory for the transformation of species of which he became convinced as a result of his experiences during the Beagle voyage of 1831 to 1836. This, they argue, was the “moral passion” that was evoked by his encountering the horrors of slavery during the periods he was able to… Expand
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