Darwin as Epicurean
An Interview with Benjamin Wiker
Benjamin Wiker is a lecturer in theology and science at Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio. His new book, Moral Darwinism: How We Became Hedonists, was published by InterVarsity Press in July. Wiker was interviewed about the book by InterVarsity Press editor Gary Deddo.
Gary Deddo: Darwinism is usually associated with biology and the debate over evolution. What happened that led you to see the connection between moral issues and Darwinism?
Benjamin Wiker (BW): Well, that’s a rather long story, but most immediately, it was reading Darwin’s Descent of Man, which is less well known than his Origin of Species, . . .
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