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Evolutionary Epistemology and its Implications for Humankind
Evolutionary Epistemology and its Implications for Humankind
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Franz M. Wuketits - Author
SUNY series in Philosophy and Biology
Price: $60.50 
Hardcover - 262 pages
Release Date: July 1990
ISBN10: 0-7914-0285-1
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-0285-6

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Paperback - 262 pages
Release Date: July 1990
ISBN10: 0-7914-0286-X
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-0286-3

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"It is a concise introduction to evolutionary epistemology and thus serves the growing philosophy of biology discipline well. It is the first book-length work written specifically to introduce students and scholars to the field of evolutionary epistemology and its philosophical ramifications." -- David Edward Shaner

This books aims to outline the scientific (biological) foundations of evolutionary epistemology, and to discuss its implications for humankind. Wuketits covers all aspects of evolutionary epistemology, including its empirical foundations and its philosophical and anthropological consequences, providng an accessible introduction with a minimum of jargon.

Franz M. Wuketits is Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Vienna, Austria and Lecturer of Philosophy of Biology at the University of Graz, Austria.


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Table of Contents

Preface

Prospectus: Approaching an Evolutionary Theory of Knowledge

1. Taking Evolution Seriously

2. The Historical Background

3 Evolution as a Cognition Process

4. Cognition and Reality

5. The Evolution of Human Knowledge

6. Evolutionary Epistemology and Culture

7. Evolutionary Epistemology and the Evolution of Science

8. The Chalenge to Philosophy

Epilogue: Toward a New Image of Humankind

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Index of Names

Index of Subjects



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