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Did Darwin write the Origin backwards? : philosophical essays on Darwin's theory

Author: Elliott Sober
Publisher: Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 2011.
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Machine generated contents note: 1.1. What Is Darwin's Theory? -- 1.2. Common Ancestry -- 1.3. Darwin's Principle -- 1.4. Exceptions to Darwin's Principle -- 1.5. Causal and Evidential Orderings -- 1.6. Using Common Ancestry to Think about Natural Selection -- 1.7. Tree Thinking -- 2.1. Back to the 60's -- 2.2. Human Morality -- 2.3. The Honeybee's Barbed Stinger -- 2.4. The Risk of Anachronism -- 2.5. More on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Sober
ISBN: 9781616142308 1616142308
OCLC Number: 984418362
Description: 230 sayfa : şekil ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Elliott Sober.

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Sensitive to the ways in which Darwins outlook differed from that of many biologists today, the main topics that are the focus of this bookcommon ancestry, group selection, sex ratio, and  Read more...

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