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University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Robert J. Richards (Project Director: October 1988 to January 1994)

Humanities, Science, and Technology
Research Programs

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$95,000 (approved)
$95,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1989 – 6/30/1993

Beetles, Embryos, & Descent of Man: Ernst Haeckel vs. Erich Wasmann in the Battle over Evolutionary Theory in Germany

To support a study of a series of debates between Ernst Haeckel, a 19th-century Darwinist, and Erich Wasmann, a biologist and theologian who was critical of evolutionary theory, in order to examine conflicts over Darwinism.