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Emergent evolution : qualitative novelty and the levels of reality

Author: David Blitz
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer, 1992.
Series: Episteme, 19
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Emergent evolution combines three separate but related claims, whose background, origin, and development I trace in this work: firstly, that evolution is a universal process of change, one which is  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Blitz
ISBN: 0792316584 9780792316589
OCLC Number: 901663100
Contents: Introduction. Part One: The Background to Emergent Evolution. 1. Charles Darwin: The Framework for Evolutionary Theory. 2. Herbert Spencer: Philosophy of Evolution. 3. T.H. Huxley: Monism and Epiphenomenalism. 4. Alfred Russel Wallace: Evolution and the Supernatural. 5. G.J. Romanes: Evolution of Mind. Part Two: Lloyd Morgan's Formative Period. 7. Influences on Lloyd Morgan. 8. Lloyd Morgan's Creative Synthesis. 9. Lloyd Morgan's System of Emergent Evolution. Part Three: The Debate over Emergent Evolution. 10. Other Systems of Emergent Evolution. 11. Systems Related to Emergent Evolution. 12. Critical Reaction to Emergent Evolution. 13. Further Discussion of Emergent Evolution. Conclusion. Notes. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Episteme, 19
Responsibility: David Blitz [aut].

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