Logo

Evolution and Philosophy: An Introduction

Small book cover: Evolution and Philosophy: An Introduction

Evolution and Philosophy: An Introduction
by

Publisher: The TalkOrigins Archive

Description:
Critics of evolutionary theory very often misunderstand the philosophical issues of the specialty known as the philosophy of science. This essay seeks to summarize some of the more important recent developments, provide a reading list, and to show that evolution is no worse off philosophically than any other science would be, and that the usual arguments against evolution from a philosophical approach fail.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Read online
(online html)

Similar books

Book cover: The Evolution of AgingThe Evolution of Aging
by - Azinet LLC
This book provides a historical review of biological aging theories including underlying evolution and genetics issues and describes exciting recent discoveries and new theories that are causing renewed interest in aging-by-design.
(8781 views)
Book cover: Probing Human OriginsProbing Human Origins
by - American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The evolutionary origins of humans involved molecular-genetic, organismal-phenotypic, and social changes that increased adaptability to environmental changes. This volume explores different facets of the complex holistic process of human origins.
(6521 views)
Book cover: Crossing Over: The Basics of EvolutionCrossing Over: The Basics of Evolution
by - Human Sciences Research
This workbook focuses specifically on assisting educators build their own understanding of genes, the mechanisms of inheritance and selection - the basics of evolution. The book uses diagrams, illustrations, text information and activity sheets.
(6698 views)
Book cover: Darwin's Precursors and InfluencesDarwin's Precursors and Influences
by - The TalkOrigins Archive
It is sometimes claimed by those who wish to denigrate the achievements of Charles Darwin that he was little more than a 'serial plagiarist'. This essay aims to show that Darwin had influences, but that he was honest in his theoretical development.
(3994 views)