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Thinkers of the Modern Age

Johannes Kepler
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1619 Prayers to God Creator in "Harmonies of the World"

Harmonices Mundi (1619), lib. V, ch. IX and X

Robert Boyle
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1661 The Architectonic Principle of the World

The Sceptical Chymist, 1661

1690 A Classical Example of Anglican Apologetics, from "Christian Virtuoso"

The Christian Virtuoso, 1690

John Ray
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1691 Natural History and Experimental Philosophy as Preparative to Theology

The Wisdom of God manifested in the Works of Creation, 1691

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
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1697 The Ultimate Origin of Things

De rerum originatione radicali, 1697

Charles R. Darwin
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1842 The Role of a Hypothetic Creator is Compatible with the Evolution of the Biological Species

A Sketch written in 1842, and the Conclusions of the 1st and 2nd edition of The Origin of Species, 1859 and 1860

1860-1879 A selection of Letters on God’s Existence and the Theory of Evolution

C.R. Darwin's Letters collected by the Darwin Correspondence Project

1882 My Religious Belief

The Autobiography of Charles R. Darwin 1809-1882, edited by his grand-daughter Nora Barlow

Søren Kierkegaard
John Henry Newman
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1861 Galileo, Revelation, and the Educated Man

Philosophical Readings on Cardinal John Henry Newman, 1961

1868 John Henry Newman to J. Walker of Scarborough on Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

The Letters and Diaries of John Henry Newman, 1973

Alfred Russel Wallace
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1870 The Limits of Natural Selection as Applied to Man

Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection, 1870

James Clerk Maxwell
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1878 Paradoxical Philosophy

a book review published on Nature vol. XIX (1878)

Maurice Blondel
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1893 A Philosophical Approach to Evolution

Action. Essay on a Critique of Life and a Science of Practice, 1893