publication . Other literature type . 2009

Charles Darwin and God the Creator

Balabanić, Josip;
Open Access Croatian
  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Nova prisutnost : časopis za intelektualna i duhovna pitanja, volume VII, issue 3 (issn: 1334-2312, eissn: 1848-8676, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Christian Academic Circle (CRAC)
Abstract
U ovome članku traži se odgovor na pitanje zašto u djelu Charlesa Darwina (1809-1882) ima iznenađujuća količina izravna teološkog sadržaja i zašto je, premda pristaša znanstvenog redukcionizma, u svoja kapitalna djela Postanak vrsta (1859) i Podrijetlo čovjeka (1871) unio egzistencijalnu dimenziju vlastita religioznog stajališta o Bogu kao stvoritelju putem sekundarnih uzroka (tj. prirodnih zakona). Na temelju njegovih izjava i navoda iz Autobiografje izvodi se zaključak kako Darwin Stvoritelja ne spominje iz nekih taktičkih razloga (da ublaži otpore konzervativnih čitatelja, iz obzira prema duboko religioznoj supruzi i sl.), nego da to iskreno čini kao teist ag...
Subjects
free text keywords: Bog; Charles Darwin; stvaranje; vjera; znanstveni redukcionizam, Ch. Darwin; faith, science; God, creation; scientifc reductionism
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10 »There seems to be no more design in the variability of organic beings, and in the action of natural selection, than in the course which the winds blow« (usp. Francis DARWIN (ed.), The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin , New York, D. Appleton, 1887, I, 278-279; II, 105-106).

11 Francis DARWIN, Albert C. SEWARD (eds.), More Letters of Charles Darwin, New York, D. Appleton, 1903, I, 321.

12 DARWIN, Postanak vrsta..., 160.

15 Aurelius AUGUSTINUS, Liber octoginta trium Quaestionum, u: Jodocus Badius Ascensius (prir.), Aurelii Augustini Opus quaestionum, Lyon, Jean Trechsel, 1497, qu. 41; http://www.gesamtkatalogderwiegendrucke.de/docs/AUGUAUR.htm#GW02989 (08.11.2009).

16 Arthur O. LOVEJOY, The Great Chain of Being , Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1976, 67.

19 Isto, 151.

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21 Vidjeti o tome u članku Ernst MAYR: Darwin's Influence on Modern Thought (18.08.2002), http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/b-online/e36_2/darwin_influence. htm (11.11.2009).

22 DARWIN, Postanak vrsta..., 441, 442.

24 Francis DARWIN (ed.), The Autobiography of Charles Darwin and Selected Letters , New York, Dover Publications Inc., 1958, 272.

25 Usp. Neal C. GILLESPIE, Charles Darwin and the Problem of Creation, Chicago, London, The University of Chicago Press, 1979, 134.

26 Usp. isto.

27 Nora BARLOW (ed.), The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, with original omissions restored, edited with Appendix and Notes by his grand-daughter Nora Barlow, London, Collins St. James Place, 1958, 92-93.

28 Nick SPENCER, God, Evolution and Charles Darwin. Ten surprising things Darwin said about religious faith (17.09.2008), http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/faith/ article4772296.ece (10.11.2009).

29 Usp. DARWIN (ed.), The Autobiography ..., 17-18.

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