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The biology of ultimate concern

Author: Theodosius Dobzhansky
Publisher: [New York] New American Library [1967]
Series: Perspectives in humanism.
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"I wish to examine some philosophical implications of certain biological and anthropological findings and theories. This book lays no claim to being a treatise either on philosophical biology or on biological philosophy. It consists of essays on those particular aspects of science which have been particularly influential in the formation of my personal credo"--Page 11.
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Dobzhansky, Theodosius Grigorievich, 1900-1975.
Biology of ultimate concern.
[New York] : New American Library, ©1967
(OCoLC)594695969
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodosius Dobzhansky
OCLC Number: 550755
Description: xvii, 152 pages 22 cm.
Contents: 1. Humanism and humanity --
2. On gods of the gaps --
3. Evolution and transcendence --
4. Self-awareness and death-awareness --
5. Search for meaning --
6. The Teilhardian synthesis.
Series Title: Perspectives in humanism.
Responsibility: [by] Theodosius Dobzhansky.

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"I wish to examine some philosophical implications of certain biological and anthropological findings and theories. This book lays no claim to being a treatise either on philosophical biology or on biological philosophy. It consists of essays on those particular aspects of science which have been particularly influential in the formation of my personal credo"--Page 11.

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