Re: Phil Skell replies to David Campbell

From: janice matchett <janmatch@earthlink.net>
Date: Wed Sep 21 2005 - 12:52:34 EDT

At 12:20 PM 9/21/2005, Ted Davis wrote:

>....Darwin's "theory" is mainly metaphysically-based speculation ..."

### A statement backed up by "the man", himself, who apparently didn't
have the guts to publish it publically because these sorts of statements
are only found in his private notebooks:

"Origion of man now proved. -- Metaphysics must flourish. - He who
understands baboon would do more toward Metaphysics than Locke." ---
Darwin, Notebook M, August 16, 1838

As proudly quoted in: Metaphysics and the Origin of Species by Michael T
Ghiselin
http://print.google.com/print?id=GS7zerl8_SoC&oi=fnd&pg=PA1&sig=C272OANmGDlPogTUVpY3ufWOAIc

~ Janice
Received on Wed Sep 21 12:56:10 2005

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