This conclusion, reiterated and justified throughout the book, and effectively summarized in the closing chapters, separates Bonnette's position from that of the creation scientists, whom he treats with scrupulous fairness, as he does representatives of atheistic or naturalistic evolutionism
Boring, the functionalism and evolutionism
characteristic of American psychology preceding the founding of behaviourism were "natural to the temper of America" and were but "different aspects of the same attitude towards human nature.
Cotkin identifies, as particularly significant, industrial growth and urbanization, the rise of evolutionism
and the cult of scientism--with its attendant commitment to mechanism--and the rejection of the freedom of the will.
is a form of "scientism," the mistaken idea that the only valid and reliable form of inquiry is science and that only scientific methods should be used in all fields of knowledge, including the humanities and history.
But his goal, in this piece first published in 1927 and others, was to change the understanding of "primitive," to move on from 19th century social evolutionism
(early man is ignorant, childish man) to his relativistic historical particularism (human attributes and potential are universally expressed and found through time).
Tylor's appointment as the first Reader in Anthropology at Oxford, while the proto-discipline was riding the crest of evolutionism
Thus, Catholics should totally reject theistic evolutionism
Far from being a genuine alternative to evolutionism
, it is neither needed nor plausible.
The author links three generations of anthropologists with three successive cultural theories: evolutionism
in the late Victorian period; diffusionism prior to and during World War I; and functionalism in the 1920s and 1930s.
She also includes a chapter from her Evolutionism
in Eighteenth-Century French Thought on how various French philosophers contributed to the abolitionist movement in France.
Herdt borrows another theme from Morgan: social evolutionism
Later, in the discussion of the Court's decision, the ruling continues, "Charitably read, Peloza's complaint at most makes this claim: the school district's actions establish a state-supported religion of evolutionism
, or more generally of 'secular humanism.