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Darwin's legacy : what evolution means today

Author: John Dupré
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows that although there are particular aspects of the theory of evolution which remain controversial, there can no longer be any doubt that the basis of the theory is true. This book examines the  Read more...

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Named Person: Charles Darwin
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Dupré
ISBN: 0199284210 9780199284214 0192803379 9780192803375
OCLC Number: 60418050
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: ix, 138 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. What is the theory of evolution?; 3. What is the theory of evolution good for?; 4. Human origins and the decline of theism; 5. Humans and other animals; 6. Human nature; 7. Race and gender; 8. Conclusion
Responsibility: John Dupré.

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"John Dupre has been one of the philosophers in the forefront of this rethinking of science. He has helped us to rethink what science is, in the light of biology and of evolution. More recently, Read more...

 
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