Moreover, they insist, Darwinian biology should be readily embraced by a stolid philosophy like political realism, because realism, after all, like Darwinianism
, takes pride in its stoic ability to accept the difficult and often unpalatable facts of human existence.
Darwinian explanations of, for example, "feeble-mindedness" failed to stand up to experimental data; Darwinian approaches to race couldn't withstand scholars' greater familiarity with African-Americans after the northward migrations; and the crimes of the Nazis made strident Darwinianism
distasteful at best.
It will be a bugle call to a fresh era of social Darwinianism
from whose ill effects of the past, we have not fully recovered.
Drummond wrote best-selling religious books in which he incorporated into evangelical theology his assumption that Darwinianism
was sound science.
By the 1870s, however, the utilization of Darwinianism
for non-biblical accounts of creation combined with other mounting forces produced distinct fissures in higher education.