skip to content
A useful inheritance : evolutionary aspects of the theory of knowledge Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

A useful inheritance : evolutionary aspects of the theory of knowledge

Author: Nicholas Rescher
Publisher: Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 1990.
Series: Studies in epistemology and cognitive theory, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:

Explores the evolutionary aspects of epistemology by focusing on seven major aspects, since philosophers tend to view evolution from a cultural as well as biological point of view.

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Rescher
ISBN: 0847676153 9780847676156
OCLC Number: 924869815
Description: 138 s.
Contents: Chapter 1 Cognitive Evolution and Its Modes Chapter 2 Thesis Darwinism: A False Start in Evolutionary Epistemology Chapter 3 The Cultural Evolution of Communal Practices in Inquiry Chapter 4 The Intelligibility of Nature Chapter 5 Our Science as O-U-R Science Chapter 6 Evolution as an Allocation Mechanism Chapter 7 Does A Darwinian Account of the Origin of Mind Preclude Intentionality and Purpose?
Series Title: Studies in epistemology and cognitive theory, 1.
Responsibility: Nicholas Rescher.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The book is well-written, concise, and nicely organized. Recommended for any library supporting at least an undergraduate major in philosophy or the natural sciences. * CHOICE *

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/924869815> # A useful inheritance : evolutionary aspects of the theory of knowledge
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "924869815" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mdu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Place/savage_md> ; # Savage, Md.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/121/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Topic/knowledge_theory_of> ; # Knowledge, Theory of
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Topic/evolution> ; # Evolution
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Person/rescher_nicholas_1928> ; # Nicholas Rescher
   schema:datePublished "1990" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1078972> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Series/studies_in_epistemology_and_cognitive_theory> ; # Studies in epistemology and cognitive theory ;
   schema:name "A useful inheritance : evolutionary aspects of the theory of knowledge" ;
   schema:productID "924869815" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/924869815#PublicationEvent/savage_md_rowman_&_littlefield_1990> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Agent/rowman_&_littlefield> ; # Rowman & Littlefield
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780847676156> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/924869815> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Agent/rowman_&_littlefield> # Rowman & Littlefield
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Rowman & Littlefield" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Person/rescher_nicholas_1928> # Nicholas Rescher
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1928" ;
   schema:familyName "Rescher" ;
   schema:givenName "Nicholas" ;
   schema:name "Nicholas Rescher" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Series/studies_in_epistemology_and_cognitive_theory> # Studies in epistemology and cognitive theory ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/924869815> ; # A useful inheritance : evolutionary aspects of the theory of knowledge
   schema:name "Studies in epistemology and cognitive theory ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1078972#Topic/knowledge_theory_of> # Knowledge, Theory of
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Knowledge, Theory of" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780847676156>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0847676153" ;
   schema:isbn "9780847676156" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.