The above cock-and-bull story is the opening paragraph of my book, "Lamarck's Due, Darwin's Luck". Most of the following essays are adapted material from that book. The essays can be accessed by clicking on the titles.
La Marque de Lamarck - A brief sketch of the life and ideas of the great French evolutionist
Darwin's Dark Side - An alternative view of the most famous evolutionist of all time
Haeckel's Heckling - The radical views and unfounded reputation of the German 'Darwin'
Butler's Battle -The story of the antagonism between Darwin and the leading 19th century evolutionary dissident
The Origin of Genes - An Evolution for Evolution Theory - The 1993 essay that marked my evolution from sceptic (about neo-Darwinism) to dissident
Learning from past Experience - A Fairy Story for Scientists - An allegorical look at the history of evolution theory, written in 2001
Book Review - A review of "Evolution in Four Dimensions" by Eva Jablonka and Marion J. Lamb, written in 2005
Aquatic Ape Theory - A Lamarckian view of the repercussions of Elaine Morgan's famous hypothesis
Darwin's Influences - A look at some of Darwin's predecessors, with quotations from their writings, written in 2009
Darwin's Guilty Secret - The evidence that Darwin knew about Patrick Matthew and lied about it, written in 2009
The Origins of Elizabeth Gaskell's Evolutionary Characters - The transcript of a talk I gave for Elizabeth Gaskell's bi-centenary in 2010
Book Review - A review of "The Darwin Conspiracy" by Roy Davies
Hopeful Monsters, Midwich Cuckoos and Ugly Ducklings - An anthropocentric look at a possible method of species transition
Lamarckian Inheritance From Epigenetics - The history of changes in evolutionary thought, right up to the modern science of Epigenetics
A Carbon Atom's Plea - A partial summary of my most recent book, "The Memoirs of a Carbon Atom."