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Rachel Mundy

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/156853009X445389 Society and Animals 17 (2009) 206-223 brill.nl/soan Birdsong and the Image of Evolution Rachel Mundy New York University rmm356@nyu.edu Abstract For nearly a quarter of Darwin’s Descent of Man (1871), it is the singing bird

Editors Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution

models in ecology: methods and applications. Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford, 289 pp. Kupfermann, I., Teyke, T., Rosen, S.C., Weiss, K.R. 1991. Studies of behavioral state in Aplysia. Biol. Bull. 180: 262-268. Templeton, A.R., Maxwell, T

Peter Zarrow

© Koninklijke Brill NV. Leiden 2003 Historiography East & West 1:2 Old Myth into New History: The Building Blocks of Liang Qichao’s “New History” Peter Zarrow Institute for Modern History Academia Sinica, Taiwan Keywords: Chinese historiography; Liang Qichao; late Qing; evolutionism; sage

Heather Eaton

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2007 DOI: 10.1163/156853507X173478 Worldviews 11 (2007) 6-31 www.brill.nl/wo WORLDVIEWS Th e Revolution of Evolution Heather Eaton Saint Paul University, 223 Main Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 1C4 heaton@ustpaul.ca Abstract Th is article argues that

Hefner, Philip

Since the term “evolution” embraces several dimensions, we cannot deal with it adequately without recognizing its various facets and clarifying precisely which of these are at issue in any given context. Four such facets are of particular importance: evolution as (1) an idea of change over time; (2

Toepfer, Georg

The term “evolution” (Latin evolutio, “unrolling”, “opening”) became a technical term, primarily in biology, only around 300 years ago. At first, it referred to the individual development of an organism, i.e. the entire developmental process of an individual from the ovum to adulthood (ontogenesis

Hübner, Jürgen, Kubon-Gilke, Gisela, Leiner, Martin, Polkinghorne, John and Pollack, Detlef

[German Version] I. History and Cosmology – II. Religious Studies – III. Evolution and Creation – IV. Social Sciences – V. Ethics The significance of the notion of evolution as a historical process taking place through the interaction of contingent factors and regular laws first attracted attention

Marin Luna, Miguel A.

This chapter is part of: The evolution and present status of the laws of war (Volume 092) Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law (Volume 092) Publication Editor: Hague Academy of International Law Volume: 92 Brill | Nijhoff, Leiden | Boston, 1957, , Chapter sections   1

Hartmann, Stefan

1. In the shadow of the biological → theory of evolution, persistent attempts have been made to accommodate this basic notion of development to the cultural and social sciences. The prevailing paradigm of scientific biology seemed suited to serve as a universal model of explanation of historical

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Edited by Robert Wesson and Patricia A. Williams

Initiated by Robert Wesson, Evolution and Human Values is a collection of newly written essays designed to bring interdisciplinary insight to that area of thought where human evolution intersects with human values. The disciplines brought to bear on the subject are diverse - philosophy, psychiatry, behavioral science, biology, anthropology, psychology, biochemistry, and sociology. Yet, as organized by co-editor Patricia A. Williams, the volume falls coherently into three related sections. Entitled Evolutionary Ethics, the first section brings contemporary research to an area first explored by Herbert Spencer. Evolutionary ethics looks to the theory of evolution by natural selection to find values for human living. The second section, Evolved Ethics, discusses the evolution of language and religion and their impact on moral thought and feeling. Evolved ethics was partly Charles Darwin's subject in The Descent of Man. The last section bears the title Scientific Ethics. A nascent field, scientific ethics asks about the evolution of human nature and the implications of that nature for ethical theory and social policy. Together, the essays collected here provide important contemporary insights into what it is - and what it may be - to be human.