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: Pioneers of Evolution from Thales to HuxleyPioneers of Evolution from Thales to Huxley
by - D. Appleton & co.
This book tells the story of the origin of the Evolution idea in Ionia, and, after long arrest, of the revival of that idea in modern times, when its profound and permanent influence on thought and on human relations and conduct, is apparent.
(5993 views)
Book cover: On the Origin of SpeciesOn the Origin of Species
by - P.F. Collier & son
Published amid a firestorm of controversy in 1859, this is a book that changed the world. It offers coherent views of natural selection, adaptation, the struggle for existence, and other concepts that form the foundation of evolutionary theory.
(12394 views)
Book cover: Dragons of the air: An account of extinct flying reptilesDragons of the air: An account of extinct flying reptiles
by - D. Appleton & co.
The history of life on the earth unfolds no more wonderful discovery among types of animals which have become extinct than the family of fossils known as flying reptiles. Its coming into existence is among the great mysteries of Nature.
(6766 views)
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.
(10932 views)