The Moral Theory of Evolutionary Naturalism

  title={The Moral Theory of Evolutionary Naturalism},
  author={A. D. Ritchie},
THIS is a careful, fair but completely devastating analysis of the evolutionary theories of ethics which were very fashionable towards the end of the nineteenth century and still have a considerable vogue. It deals mainly with the work of Darwin, Spencer, W. K. Clifford, Leslie Stephen, Guyau and Wester-marck. Later writers do not appear to have produced any fresh arguments.The Moral Theory of Evolutionary NaturalismBy Prof. William F. Quillian Jr. (Yale Studies in Religious Education, No. 17… CONTINUE READING