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Author Godart, G. Clinton, author
Title Darwin, dharma, and the divine : evolutionary theory and religion in modern Japan / G. Clinton Godart
Imprint Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017]
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  BL263 G577 2017    AVAILABLE    30530001275882
 人文社會聯圖  BL263 .G56 2017    AVAILABLE    30600020113552
Descript x, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Columbia University
Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
The religious transmission of evolutionary theory in Meiji-era Japan -- Evolution, individuals, and the kokutai -- The dharma after Darwin : Meiji Buddhism and the embrace of evolution -- The promise of utopia : socialist Darwinism and evolutionary utopianism -- "Evolutionary theory is the superstition of modernity" -- Kannon's enduring embrace
Subject Evolution (Biology) -- Religious aspects
Evolution (Biology) -- Japan -- History
Social Darwinism -- Japan
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