Haeckel’s embryos: fraud not proven

@article{Richards2009HaeckelsEF,
  title={Haeckel’s embryos: fraud not proven},
  author={R. Richards},
  journal={Biology & Philosophy},
  year={2009},
  volume={24},
  pages={147-154}
}
  • R. Richards
  • Published 2009
  • Philosophy
  • Biology & Philosophy
Through the last half of the nineteenth century and the first part of the twentieth, no scientist more vigorously defended Darwinian theory than the German Ernst Haeckel (1834‐1919). More people learned of the new ideas through his voluminous publications, translated into numerous languages, than through any other source, including Darwin’s own writings. He enraged many of his contemporaries, especially among the religiously orthodox; and the enmity between evolutionary theory and religious… Expand
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