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Owen's ape & Darwin's bulldog : beyond Darwinism and creationism

Author: Christopher Ernest Cosans
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses a contentious 19th-century debate about apes, humans, and competing theories of evolution

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Named Person: Richard Owen; Thomas Henry Huxley; Thomas Henry Huxley; Richard Owen
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Ernest Cosans
ISBN: 9780253352729 025335272X 9780253220516 0253220513
OCLC Number: 919496342
Notes: Apèndixs amb textos d'Owen.
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Description: xxi, 166 p. : il. ; 24 cm
Contents: The parable of the hippopotamus major --
Philosophical anatomy and the human soul --
Evolution and the discovery of the gorilla --
Does the brain distinguish human from beast? --
Economics and values on the eve of the Origin --
The values and metaphysics of Darwin's Origin --
Why Owen rejected Darwin's analysis --
Huxley's hippocampus counter-attack --
The dissection of a metaphysical dispute --
Ethics, experience, and truth.
Responsibility: Christopher E. Cosans.

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"Owen's Ape and Darwin's Bulldog introduces a brilliant, new and insightful perspective into the philosophy behind Richard Owen's methods and reasoning. 2010" * Evo Edu Outreach * "In conclusion, the Read more...

 
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