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Conversations on Human Nature

Author: Agustín Fuentes; Aku Visala
Publisher: [Erscheinungsort nicht ermittelbar] Taylor and Francis 2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cover -- Half Title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Prologue Human Nature-A Contested Concept -- Chapter 1 Defining and Debating Human Nature -- Chapter 2 Evolution, Brains, and Human Nature -- Francisco Ayala -- Edouard Machery -- Kevin Laland -- Patrick Bateson -- Robin Dunbar -- Phillip Sloan -- Chapter 3 The Biocultural Animal -- Tim Ingold -- Jonathan Marks -- Barbara J. King -- Robert Sussman -- Kim
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Agustín Fuentes; Aku Visala
ISBN: 9781629582269 1629582263
OCLC Number: 1020670826
Notes: IMD-Felder maschinell generiert
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (326 Seiten)
Contents: Preface Chapter 1: Introduction: Human Nature as a Contested Concept Innate, Unique and Universal Nature Evolution and Human Nature: basic issues Humans as Biocultural Animals Persons, Minds and Human Nature Theology and Human Nature Chapter 2: Evolution, Brains and Human Nature Francisco Ayala (biology, UCLA, US) Kevin Laland (biology, St. Andrews Univ, UK) Patrick Bateson (biology, Cambridge Univ, UK) Robin Dunbar (evolutionary psychology, Oxford Univ, UK) Eduard Machery (philosophy, Univ Pittsburgh, US) Chapter 3: The Biocultural Animal: Culture and Human Evolution Tim Ingold (anthropology, Aberdeen Univ, UK) Jonathan Marks (anthropology, Univ North-Carolina at Charlotte, US) Robert Sussman (anthropology, Washington Univ, US) Kim Sterelny (philosophy, Australian National Univ, Australia) Warren Brown (psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary, US) Barbara King (anthropology, College of William & Mary, US) Chapter 4: Persons and Human Nature Dean Zimmerman (philosophy, Rutgers Univ, US) Richard Swinburne (philosophy, Oxford Univ, UK) Christian Smith (sociology, Univ Notre Dame, US) Carl Gillett (philosophy, Northern Illinois Univ, US) Lynne Rudder Baker (philosophy, Univ Massachusetts Amherst, US) Philip Sloan (history and philosophy of Science, Univ Notre Dame, US) Chapter 5: Human Nature from a Religious Perspective Lluis Oviedo (theology, Antonianum, Italy) J. Wentzel van Huyssteen (theology, Princeton Univ, US) Celia Deane-Drummond (theology, Univ Notre Dame, US) Joel Greene (theology, Fuller Theological Seminary, US) Wesley Wildman (theology/philosophy, Boston Univ, US) Chapter 6: Looking Back and Moving Forward: Summary and Future Possibilities References Index About the Authors About the Interviewees

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Recent empirical and philosophical research into the evolutionary history of Homo sapiens, the origins of the mind/brain, and the development of human culture has sparked heated debates about what it  Read more...

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