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Author Ruse, Michael.

Title Darwin and design : does evolution have a purpose? / Michael Ruse.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  576.801 R894d 2003    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  576.8 R951    ---  Available
Description x, 371 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-357) and index.
Contents Two thousand years of design -- Paley and Kant fight back -- Sowing the seeds of evolution -- A plurality of problems -- Charles Darwin -- A subject too profound -- Darwinian against Darwinian -- The century of evolutionism -- Adaptation in action -- Theory and test -- Formalism redux -- From function to design -- Design as metaphor -- Natural theology evolves -- Turning back the clock.
Subject Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy.
ISBN 067401023X

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