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The Darwinian revolution

Author: Michael Ruse
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Cambridge elements : Elements in the philosophy of biology
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What is the Darwinian revolution and why is it important for philosophers? These are the questions tackled in this Element. In four sections, the topics covered are the story of the revolution, the question of whether it really was a revolution, the nature of the revolution, and the implications for philosophy, both epistemology and ethics.
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Ruse, Michael.
Darwinian revolution
(OCoLC)1103995271
Named Person: Charles Darwin; Charles Darwin
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ruse
ISBN: 9781108672047 1108672043
OCLC Number: 1107667499
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)
Contents: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; The Darwinian Revolution; Contents; Prologue; 1 What Was the Revolution?; Progress versus Providence; Charles Robert Darwin; Teleology; 2 Was There a Revolution?; Revolutions Defined; Reception; "Dramatic and Wide-Reaching Change"?; Evolution as Fact; Natural Selection; Popular Science; 3 What Kind of Revolution?; Kuhn on Science; Before the Origin; After the Origin; Darwin's Debts; Metaphor; Epistemic Values; Epistemic Values; Evolution as Religion; 4 Philosophical Epilogue; Summing Up; Darwinism and Philosophy; The Analytic Rejection Completing the Darwinian RevolutionBibliography; Acknowledgments
Series Title: Cambridge elements : Elements in the philosophy of biology
Responsibility: Michael Ruse.

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