Robert Chambers

Robert ChambersIn existographies, Robert Chambers (1802-1871) (EvT:16|21+) (CR:3) was a Scottish natural philosopher, geologist, and publisher noted for []

Overview
In 1844, Chambers, in his Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation, published anonymously for fear of charges of atheism and materialism, attempted to champion the idea of evolution directed by god. [1]

Quotes | On
The following are quotes related to Chambers:

“Never use the words higher or lower.”
Charles Darwin (c.1845), note written on the margin of his personal copy of Chambers’ 1844 Vestiges of The Natural History of Creation [2]

References
1. (a) Chambers, Robert. (1844). Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation. Wiley and Putnam, 1846.
(b) Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation – Wikipedia.
(c) Silver, Daniel S. (2007). “My Soul’s an Amphicheircal Knot: the Last Poem of James Clerk Maxwell”, SouthAlabama.edu.
(d) Hecht, Jennifer M. (2003). Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas (pg. 403). HarperOne.
2. (a) Chambers, Robert. (1844). Vestiges of The Natural History of Creation (higher, 34+ pgs; lower, 28+ pgs). W&R Chambers.
(b) Mayr, Ernst. (1988). Toward a New Philosophy of Biology (pg. 251). Harvard University Press.
(c) Klyce, Brig. (2013). “The Second Law of Thermodynamics” (Ѻ), Panspermia.org.

External links
Robert Chambers – Wikipedia.

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