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14%OFFRobert J. Richards - Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behaviour - 9780226712000 - V9780226712000
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Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behaviour

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Description for Darwin and the Emergence of Evolutionary Theories of Mind and Behaviour Paperback. Series: Science & Its Conceptual Foundations S. Num Pages: 718 pages, 38 halftones. BIC Classification: JFCX; JMC; PDA; PDX; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 161 x 230 x 46. Weight in Grams: 1124.
With insight and wit, Robert J. Richards focuses on the development of evolutionary theories of mind and behavior from their first distinct appearance in the eighteenth century to their controversial state today. Particularly important in the nineteenth century were Charles Darwin's ideas about instinct, reason, and morality, which Richards considers against the background of Darwin's personality, training, scientific and cultural concerns, and intellectual community. Many critics have argued that the Darwinian revolution stripped nature of moral purpose and ethically neutered the human animal. Richards contends, however, that Darwin, Herbert Spencer, and their disciples attempted to reanimate moral life, believing that ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
718
Condition
New
Series
Science & Its Conceptual Foundations S.
Number of Pages
718
Place of Publication
, United States
ISBN
9780226712000
SKU
V9780226712000
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