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The Resource Darwinism in philosophy, social science, and policy, Alexander Rosenberg

Darwinism in philosophy, social science, and policy, Alexander Rosenberg

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Darwinism in philosophy, social science, and policy
Title
Darwinism in philosophy, social science, and policy
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Rosenberg
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"How much can Darwinian mechanisms account for human values, the character of social institutions and the justification of our claims to knowledge in the sciences? Alexander Rosenberg, explores these questions and their ramifications in this collection of papers." "The book will be of interest to students and professionals in the philosophy of science and the application of evolutionary biology to social science and policy."--Jacket
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1946-
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Rosenberg, Alexander
Dewey number
146
Index
index present
LC call number
B828.2
LC item number
.R66 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in philosophy and biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Naturalism
  • Social Darwinism
  • Science
  • Sociaal darwinisme
  • Naturalisme
Label
Darwinism in philosophy, social science, and policy, Alexander Rosenberg
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Does evolutionary theory give comfort or inspiration to economics?
  • The political philosophy of biological endowments : some considerations
  • Research tactics and economic strategies : the case of the Human Genome Project
  • A field guide to recent species of naturalism
  • Naturalistic epistemology for eliminative materialists
  • Limits to biological knowledge
  • Reductionism redux : computing the embryo
  • What happens to genetics when holism runs amok?
  • The biological justification of ethics : a best-case scenario
  • Moral realism and soical science
  • Contractarianism and the "trolley" problem
Control code
41932479
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 257 pages
Isbn
9780521662970
Lccn
99038044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41932479
Label
Darwinism in philosophy, social science, and policy, Alexander Rosenberg
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Does evolutionary theory give comfort or inspiration to economics?
  • The political philosophy of biological endowments : some considerations
  • Research tactics and economic strategies : the case of the Human Genome Project
  • A field guide to recent species of naturalism
  • Naturalistic epistemology for eliminative materialists
  • Limits to biological knowledge
  • Reductionism redux : computing the embryo
  • What happens to genetics when holism runs amok?
  • The biological justification of ethics : a best-case scenario
  • Moral realism and soical science
  • Contractarianism and the "trolley" problem
Control code
41932479
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 257 pages
Isbn
9780521662970
Lccn
99038044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)41932479

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