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Fasolo, Aldo

The Theory of Evolution and Its Impact

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Sand Walk (on the Darwin’s Steps)
Aldo Fasolo

2. Idola Tribus: Lamarck, Politics and Religion in the Early Nineteenth Century
Pietro Corsi

3. Darwinism Past and Present: Is It Past Its “Sell-by” Date?
Michael Ruse

4. Evolutionary Theory and Philosophical Darwinism
Paolo Casini

5. Struggle for Existence: Selection, Retention and Extinction of a Metaphor
Peter Weingart

6. The Theory of Evolution and Cultural Anthropology
Henrika Kuklick

7. The Concept of Evolution in Linguistics
Manfred Bierwisch

8. Theory of Evolution and Genetics
Alberto Piazza

9. Genes, Evolution and the Development of the Embryo
Giuseppina Barsacchi

10. Evolutionary Mechanisms and Neural Adaptation: Selective Versus Constructive Strategies in the Development and Plasticity of the Nervous System
Ferdinando Rossi

11. Is the Human Brain Unique?
Gerhard Roth

12. Aristotle and the Chicken: Animacy and the Origins of Beliefs
Giorgio Vallortigara

13. Evolution: Remarks on the History of a Concept Adopted by Darwin
Volker Gerhardt

14. An Evolving Research Programme: The Structure of Evolutionary Theory from a Lakatosian Perspective
Telmo Pievani

Keywords: Life Sciences, Evolutionary Biology, Philosophy of Biology, Anthropology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9788847019744

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