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From Man to ApeDarwinism in Argentina, 1870-1920$
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Adriana Novoa and Alex Levine

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780226596167

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226596181.001.0001

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(p.228) Conclusion
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From Man to Ape
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226596181.003.0008

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the history of Darwinism in Argentina. It suggests that Argentine Darwinism grew in response to the needs of nation building that characterized the second half of the nineteenth century and Argentine intellectuals attempted to integrate all civilized ideas into the country's civilizatory process. It discusses the cultural and political analogies of Charles Darwin's evolutionary thought and highlights the success of Argentine philosophical thinking in developing its own national characteristics.

Keywords:   Darwinism, Argentina, nation building, Argentine intellectuals, civilizatory processes, Charles Darwin, evolutionary thought, philosophical thinking

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