The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea by Arthur O. Lovejoy

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9781412810265
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"Lovejoy reaffirms the "intrinsic worth of diversity," as a caution against certitude. As Peter Stanlis notes in his introduction: "Faith in the great chain of being was fi nally largely extinguished by the combined infl uences of Romantic idealism, Darwin's theory of evolution, and Einstein's theory of relativity."."
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