The Cambridge Companion To The Origin Of Species

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The Cambridge Companion To The Origin Of Species

Author : Michael Ruse
ISBN : 9780521870795
Genre : Science
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This Companion commemorates the 150th anniversary of the publication of the Origin of Species and examines its main arguments. Drawing on the expertise of leading authorities in the field, it also provides the contexts - religious, social, political, literary, and philosophical - in which the Origin was written.
Category: Science

The Cambridge Companion To Darwin

Author : Jonathan Hodge
ISBN : 0521777305
Genre : History
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These essays form a most convenient and accessible guide to Darwin.
Category: History

The Cambridge Companion To Science And Religion

Author : Peter Harrison
ISBN : 9780521712514
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 67.20 MB
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This book explores the historical relations between science and religion and discusses contemporary issues with perspectives from cosmology, evolutionary biology and bioethics.
Category: Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion To Darwin

Author : Gregory Radick
ISBN : 9780521711845
Genre : Philosophy
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This volume provides the reader with clear, lively and balanced introductions to the most recent scholarship on Darwin and his intellectual legacies.
Category: Philosophy

The Philosopher S Index

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ISBN : UOM:39015079746015
Genre : Philosophy
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Vols. for 1969- include a section of abstracts.
Category: Philosophy

The Cambridge Companion To Locke

Author : Vere Chappell
ISBN : 0521387728
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 31.67 MB
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This convenient, accessible guide provides a systematic survey of Locke's philosophy informed by the most recent scholarship and covers his theory of ideas, and his philosophies of mind, language, and religion.
Category: Philosophy

The Species Problem

Author : Richard A. Richards
ISBN : 9781139488297
Genre : Science
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There is long-standing disagreement among systematists about how to divide biodiversity into species. Over twenty different species concepts are used to group organisms, according to criteria as diverse as morphological or molecular similarity, interbreeding and genealogical relationships. This, combined with the implications of evolutionary biology, raises the worry that either there is no single kind of species, or that species are not real. This book surveys the history of thinking about species from Aristotle to modern systematics in order to understand the origin of the problem, and advocates a solution based on the idea of the division of conceptual labor, whereby species concepts function in different ways - theoretically and operationally. It also considers related topics such as individuality and the metaphysics of evolution, and how scientific terms get their meaning. This important addition to the current debate will be essential for philosophers and historians of science, and for biologists.
Category: Science

Nineteenth Century Literature

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105132673588
Genre : American literature
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Contains articles which focus on a broad spectrum of significant figures in fiction, philosophy, and criticism such as Austen, Carlyle, Dickens,Thackeray, the Brontes, Tennyson, Browning, Arnold, Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau, Whitman, Twain, and Henry James.
Category: American literature

Bibliographic Index

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722868
Genre : Bibliographical literature
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Endless Forms

Author : Yale Center for British Art
ISBN : UOM:39015078784256
Genre : Art
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A gorgeously illustrated book that is the first to explore the impact of Darwin's ideas about man and nature on 19th-century visual arts Charles Darwin's revolutionary theories of evolution and natural selection have not only had a profound influence on the fields of biology and natural history, but also provided fertile territory for the creative imagination. This lavishly illustrated book accompanies an exhibition organized by the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge, in association with the Yale Center for British Art, that will coincide with the global celebration of the bicentenary of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection (1859). The essays in this exceptionally wide-ranging book examine both the profound impact that Darwin's ideas had on European and American artists and the ways in which his theories were influenced by the visual traditions he inherited. In works by artists as diverse as Church, Landseer, Liljefors, Heade, Redon, Cézanne, Lear, Tissot, Rossetti, and Monet, from imaginative projections of prehistory to troubled evocations of a life dominated by the struggle for existence, Darwin's sense of the interplay of all living things and his response to the beauties of the natural world proved inspirational.
Category: Art

The Invention Of Altruism

Author : Thomas Dixon
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131771813
Genre : History
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This volume explores how Victorian philosophers, scientists, clergymen, and novelists debated the meaning of the new term 'altruism'. Including a reappraisal of Charles Darwin's ideas and insights into the rise of popular socialism, this study is highly relevant to contemporary debates about altruism, evolution, religion, and ethics.
Category: History

Scientific American

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ISBN : UCSD:31822037769106
Genre : Science
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Category: Science

The Cambridge Companion To Duns Scotus

Author : Thomas Williams
ISBN : 0521635632
Genre : History
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A comprehensive treatment of the life and work of John Duns Scotus offers essays on his contributions to medieval philosophy and theology.
Category: History


Author : De Gruyter
ISBN : 3110230259
Genre : Reference
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The IBR, published again since 1971 as an interdisciplinary, international bibliography of reviews, offers book reviews of literature dealing primarily with the humanities and social sciences published in 6,000 mainly European scholarly journals. This unique bibliography contains over 1.3 millions book reviews. 60,000 entries are added every year with details on the work reviewed and the review.
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