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Biographical material

Biology, botany, & evolution

Physics and astronomy


Politics & society


Critical Reception and Reputation


Darwin, Erasmus. The Botanic Garden, Part II: Containing the Loves of the Plants, a Poem: with Philosophical Notes. London: Joseph Johnson, 1789.

Darwin, Erasmus. The Botanic Garden: A Poem in Two Parts, Part I: Containing the Economy of Vegetation London: J. Johnson, 1791.

Darwin Erasmus. Zoonomia; or the Laws of Organic Life. 2 vols. London: J. Johnson, 1794-96; rev. 1801.

Darwin, Erasmus. Phytologia: or the Philosophy of Agriculture and Gardening. London: J. Johnson, 1800.

Darwin, Erasmus. The Temple of Nature, or The Origins of Society. London: J. Johnson, 1803.

Fara, P. Erasmus Darwin: Sex, Science and Serendipity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

King-Hele, D. Doctor of Revolution, The Life and Genius of Erasmus Darwin. London: Faber and Faber, 1977.

King-Hele, D. Erasmus Darwin: A Life of Unparalleled Achievement. London: Giles de la Mare Publishers, 1999.

King-Hele, D. Erasmus Darwin and Evolution. Sheffield: Stuart Harris, 2014.

Lamarck, Jean-Baptiste. Philosophie Zoologique. Paris: Dentu, 1809.

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