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The Resource Subjects of the world : Darwin's rhetoric and the study of agency in nature, Paul Sheldon Davies

Subjects of the world : Darwin's rhetoric and the study of agency in nature, Paul Sheldon Davies

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Subjects of the world : Darwin's rhetoric and the study of agency in nature
Title
Subjects of the world
Title remainder
Darwin's rhetoric and the study of agency in nature
Statement of responsibility
Paul Sheldon Davies
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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Davies, Paul Sheldon
Dewey number
124
Index
index present
LC call number
BD581
LC item number
.D25 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Darwin, Charles
  • Teleology
  • Philosophy of nature
  • Evolution
  • Agent (Philosophy)
Label
Subjects of the world : Darwin's rhetoric and the study of agency in nature, Paul Sheldon Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A progressive orientation: naturalism as exploration -- The vividness of truth: Darwin's romantic rhetoric and the evolutionary framework -- Our most vexing problem: conceptual conservatism and conceptual imperialism -- Naturalism as exploration: the elements of reform -- The allure of agency: "purpose" in biology -- The real heart of Darwinian evolutionary biology -- A formative power of a self-propagating kind: natural purposes and the concept location project -- A persistent mode of understanding: the psychological power of "purpose" -- The illusions of agency: "free will" and "moral responsibility" -- The death of an aphorism: the psychology of free will -- The bare possibility of our opinion: libertarian imperialism -- Words give us a special ability: compatibilist conservatism
Control code
258770308
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780226137629
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008042033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)258770308
Label
Subjects of the world : Darwin's rhetoric and the study of agency in nature, Paul Sheldon Davies
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A progressive orientation: naturalism as exploration -- The vividness of truth: Darwin's romantic rhetoric and the evolutionary framework -- Our most vexing problem: conceptual conservatism and conceptual imperialism -- Naturalism as exploration: the elements of reform -- The allure of agency: "purpose" in biology -- The real heart of Darwinian evolutionary biology -- A formative power of a self-propagating kind: natural purposes and the concept location project -- A persistent mode of understanding: the psychological power of "purpose" -- The illusions of agency: "free will" and "moral responsibility" -- The death of an aphorism: the psychology of free will -- The bare possibility of our opinion: libertarian imperialism -- Words give us a special ability: compatibilist conservatism
Control code
258770308
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
259 pages
Isbn
9780226137629
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008042033
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)258770308

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