Saturday, 19 April 2008

Coming attraction


The Tragic Sense of Life: Ernst Haeckel and the Struggle over Evolutionary Thought
by Robert J. Richards

The definitive account of Darwin's greatest intellectual heir. The Tragic Sense of Life is a sweeping reevaluation of the Romantic ideas and calamitous biography of a man whose vision of evolutionary theory is still influential today.

5 comments:

Pigtown-Design said...

Wow! That looks interesting.

the House of Beauty and Culture said...

not out yet, but soon.

An Aesthete's Lament said...

And an absolutely beautifully designed cover.

the House of Beauty and Culture said...

AL - doesn't that always help?

An Aesthete's Lament said...

Yes, it always does. Am very disappointed in the American cover for the letters of the Mitford girls ... the British version is so witty and facile (in the best possible way) ...