Human Nature After Darwin: A Philosophical Introduction
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Human Nature After Darwin: A Philosophical Introduction

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Human Nature After Darwin is an original investigation of the implications of Darwinism for our understanding of ourselves and our situation. It casts new light on current Darwinian controversies, also providing an introduction to philosophical reasoning and a range of philosophical problems.
Janet Radcliffe Richards claims that many current battles about Darwinism are base...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published January 22nd 2001 by Routledge (first published January 16th 2001)
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Mito Habe-Evans
uuuuugh i geek out about this stuff so much. I've always had my own jerry-rigged theories of free will or lack thereof, and have never found much that talks to the points I question. Richards does, and because this is half a textbook on how to parse things out philosophically, with such precise and logical argument there is no hint of agenda except to understand honestly.
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