The Origin of Species ushered in a new way of looking at the world and ourselves.
Join James T. Costa to trace the development of Charles Darwin’s personal process of discovery that culminated in the Origin, a book he regarded as “one long argument,” and discover how Darwin's approach is relevant for how we teach evolution today.
is executive director of Highlands Biological Station in Highlands,
North Carolina, and professor of biology at Western Carolina University.
He is the author of The Annotated Origin, an annotated facsimile 1st edition of On the Origin of Species designed to help readers better understand the historical context, structure and content of Darwin’s masterwork.
lecture will take place on Tuesday, February 12, at 4:30 p.m. in the
Class of 1941 Lecture Room in Morris Library. It is sponsored by the
Mark Samuels Lasner Collection within the UD Library, Museums and Press;
and the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory.
event, which is free and open to the public, is part of the University
of Delaware’s annual celebration of Darwin Day, marking the birthday of
Charles Darwin. For information on additional Darwin Day events, visit www.isll.udel.edu/events/international-darwin-day.
To RSVP for this lecture, visit library.udel.edu/events/events/?id=114.