<!DOCTYPE html><html lang="en"><head><meta charset="utf-8"><title>Printable Note - Blog - James Le Fanu (Theo Todman's Web Page) </title><link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <P ALIGN="Center"><FONT Size = 3 FACE="Arial"><B><HR>Theo Todman's Web Page<HR><p>For Text Colour-conventions (at end of page): <A HREF="#ColourConventions">Click Here</a></p><U>Blog - James Le Fanu</B></U></P> <P ALIGN="Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"> <ol type="1"><li>My interest in James Le Fanu was piqued by "<A HREF = "../../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17030.htm">Le Fanu (James) - The Queen of Beasts</A>", which seemed to show an intemperate mysterianism. </li><li>For James Le Fanu himself, see <A HREF = "http://www.jameslefanu.com/" TARGET = "_top">James Le Fanu's Website</A> (http://www.jameslefanu.com/) and <A HREF = "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Le_Fanu" TARGET = "_top">Wikipedia: James Le Fanu</A> (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Le_Fanu). He originally hails from Ampleforth and is presumably, like the <I>Thomas Moore Institute</I>, at which the talk below was given, a Roman Catholic. </li><li>The talk, <BR>&rarr; "<A HREF = "../../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17031.htm">Le Fanu (James) - Doubts About Darwin</A>", <BR>and book, <BR>&rarr; "<A HREF = "../../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_04/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_4276.htm">Le Fanu (James) - Why Us? How Science Rediscovered the Mystery of Ourselves</A>" <BR>are complaints that Darwinism is too facile a  solution for completely explaining the full complexity of the biological world, though it s not clear with what it should be supplemented.</li><li>See "<A HREF = "../../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17116.htm">Alexander (Denis) - Review of 'Why Us?' by James Le Fanu</A>" for a critique of the book by a more scientifically-minded Christian. </li><li>After I ve read his book - for which the talk is a plug - I will extract my footnotes appended to "<A HREF = "../../../Abstracts/Abstract_17/Abstract_17031.htm">Le Fanu (James) - Doubts About Darwin</A>" into an updated version of this Note. </li><li>Currently, the full text of the talk, with my footnotes, appears in the Note <a name="8"></a>Le Fanu - Doubts About Darwin. </li></ol><FONT COLOR = "000000"></P><B>Note last updated:</B> 07/08/2018 13:50:53<BR> </P><HR> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><BR><P ALIGN="Left"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U></B><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "000000">Black</FONT>: Printable Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018<LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</OL><hr><BR><a href = "../../../index.htm">Return to Home page</a><BR><B>Timestamp: 07/08/2018 13:52:29. Comments to <U>theo@theotodman.com</U>.</B></P></BODY></HTML>