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Beyond evolution : human nature and the limits of evolutionary explanation

Author: Anthony O'Hear
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2004.
Series: Oxford Scholarship Online
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that evolutionary theory cannot give a satisfactory account of such distinctive facets of human life as self-consciousness, the quest for knowledge, moral sense, and the appreciation of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony O'Hear
ISBN: 0198250045 9780198250043 0198242549 9780198242543
OCLC Number: 177342561
Notes: Digitalisat der Druck-Ausg. Oxford, 1999.
Description: Online-Ressource.
Contents: 1. Mind and Nature ; 2. Immanent and Transcendent Dimensions of Reason ; 3. Self-Conscious Belief ; 4. Evolutionary Epistemology ; 5. Evolution and Epistemological Pessimism ; 6. Morality and Politics ; 7. Beauty and the Theory of Evolution ; 8. Conclusions ; Bibliography ; Index
Series Title: Oxford Scholarship Online
Responsibility: Anthony O'Hear.

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