Darwin in a new key : evolution and the question of value / William J. Meyer.

Author
Meyer, William J. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Eugene, Oregon : Cascade Books, 2016.
  • ©2016
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1 online resource (136 p.)

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Can one coherently integrate Darwin's view of evolution with an affirmation of the value of existence? In this fresh, lean, and substantive volume, William Meyer addresses this important question. By carefully analyzing Darwin's own writings and by drawing on the philosophical perspectives of William James, Alfred North Whitehead, and others, Meyer persuasively redirects the cultural conversation about Darwin away from the retrospective question of origins toward the prospective question concerning the ultimate significance of evolutionary life. As James recognized, the question about the real
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
ISBN
1-4982-3120-9
OCLC
951223554
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