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The fractal self : science, philosophy, and the evolution of human cooperation

Author: John L Culliney; David Edward Jones
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawaiʻi Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Uncovers surprising intersections between science and philosophy. Connecting evidence from evolutionary science with early insights of Daoist and Buddhist thinkers, among others, John Culliney and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John L Culliney; David Edward Jones
ISBN: 9780824866624 0824866622
OCLC Number: 1001287909
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Half-Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: Origins; 1: Primal Emergence; 2: Out of the Dreamtime; Part II: The Ascendance of Cooperation; 3: The Quickening of Chemistry; 4: Ecology Emergent; 5: Intimate Ark; 6: Social Order in Nature; Part III: Emergence of the Fractal Self; 7: Self within World; 8: From Self to Sage; 9: From Self to No-Self to All-Self; Part IV: The Fractal Self at Large; 10: Anti-sage; 11: Into Indra's Net; Index; About the Authors
Responsibility: John L. Culliney and David Jones.

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Culliney and Jones are very courageous in proposing such a thesis that the natural cooperative constant is somehow the fuel behind the universe's evolution. This thesis gives a better understanding Read more...

 
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