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Darwin, God and the Meaning of Life Stewart-Williams, S

Hey Sam,

This is a book I published in 2010, which might be of interest to your readers. It’s about the philosophical implications of evolutionary theory. Here’s the product description from Amazon (you might notice we hold divergent opinions on the issue of moral realism):

“If you accept evolutionary theory, can you also believe in God? Are human beings superior to other animals, or is this just a human prejudice? Does Darwin have implications for heated issues like euthanasia and animal rights? Does evolution tell us the purpose of life, or does it imply that life has no ultimate purpose? Does evolution tell us what is morally right and wrong, or does it imply that ultimately nothing is right or wrong? In this fascinating and intriguing book, Steve Stewart-Williams addresses these and other fundamental philosophical questions raised by evolutionary theory and the exciting new field of evolutionary psychology. Drawing on biology, psychology and philosophy, he argues that Darwinian science supports a view of a godless universe devoid of ultimate purpose or moral structure, but that we can still live a good life and a happy life within the confines of this view.”

All the best,
Steve

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