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Human nature after Darwin

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Human Nature After Darwin is an original investigation of the implications of Darwinism for our understanding of ourselves and our situation. It casts new light on current Darwinian controversies, also providing an introduction to philosophical reasoning and a range of philosophical problems.Janet Radcliffe Richards claims that many current battles about Darwinism are based on mistaken assumptions about the implications of the rival views. Her analysis of these implications provides a much-needed guide to the fundamentals of Darwinism and the so-called Darwin wars, as well as providing a set of philosophical techniques relevant to wide areas of moral and political debate.The lucid presentation makes the book an ideal introduction to both philosophy and Darwinism as well as a substantive contribution to topics of intense current controversy. It will be of interest to students of philosophy, science and the social sciences, and critical thinking.

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Author(s):
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.5x17.5x1.5
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415212448
ISBN-13:
9780415212441
Number of pages:
313
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Human Nature after Darwin

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Human Nature After Darwin is an original investigation of the implications of Darwinism for our understanding of ourselves and our situation. It casts new light on current Darwinian controversies, also providing an introduction to philosophical reasoning and a range of philosophical problems.Janet Radcliffe Richards claims that many current battles about Darwinism are based on mistaken assumptions about the implications of the rival views. Her analysis of these implications provides a much-needed guide to the fundamentals of Darwinism and the so-called Darwin wars, as well as providing a set of philosophical techniques relevant to wide areas of moral and political debate.The lucid presentation makes the book an ideal introduction to both philosophy and Darwinism as well as a substantive contribution to topics of intense current controversy. It will be of interest to students of philosophy, science and the social sciences, and critical thinking.

Author(s):
Janet Radcliffe Richards
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
24.5x17.5x1.5
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415212448
ISBN-13:
9780415212441
Number of pages:
313
Publisher:
Routledge
Title:
Human Nature after Darwin

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