Samuel Butler Life And Habit

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Life And Habit

 
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Best remembered today as the author of the novels Erewhon and The Way of All Flesh, Butler argues here that much of inheritance was based on habit making a feature ingrained, to the extent that it could pass between generations; but he was also a firm opponent of natural selection.

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Samuel Butler (1835-1902) is best known for his utopian satire Erewhon, his posthumous novel The Way of All Flesh, and his translations of Homer. His family background made a career in the Church inevitable, but, while serving a low-income parish in London, he began to question his faith. He lived in New Zealand for five years, and later in life spent time in Italy.

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