The Contingency of Ideas and the
Diarmid A. Finnegan
Diarmid Finnegan (PhD University of Edinburgh) is Senior Lecturer in Human Geography at Queen’s University, Belfast, UK. His research centers on the historical geographies of science and religion. His current work includes a book-length study (under review) of the speaking tours of five British scientists in Gilded Age America and the science and religion controversies that erupted around them, and a project on evolutionary theory and theology in the early twentieth century funded by the John Templeton Foundation.