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Author Greenwood, Davydd J.

Title The taming of evolution : the persistence of nonevolutionary views in the study of humans / by Davydd J. Greenwood.

Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1984.


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Description 1 online resource (225 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 211-220) and index.
Contents Introduction : the Darwinian revolution? -- I. Major western views of nature -- 1. Humoral/environmental theories and the chain of being -- 2. Evolving natural categories : Darwin's unique legacy -- II. Simple continuities -- 3. Humoral politics : races, constitutional types, and ethnic and national character -- III. Complex continuities -- 4. Purity of blood and social hierarchy -- 5. An enlightenment humoralist : Don Diego de Torres Villarroel -- 6. Human sociobiology -- 7. Cultural materialism -- Conclusion : the unmet challenges of evolutionary biology.
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Note Print version record.
Subject Human evolution.
Nature and nurture.
Physical anthropology -- Philosophy.
Biological Evolution.
Homme -- Évolution.
Hérédité et milieu.
Anthropologie physique -- Philosophie.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
Human evolution. (OCoLC)fst00963030
Nature and nurture. (OCoLC)fst01034619
Physical anthropology -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01062362
Sociobiology. (OCoLC)fst01123838
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Greenwood, Davydd J. Taming of evolution. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 1984 (DLC) 84045147 (OCoLC)10850381
ISBN 9781501719936 (electronic bk.)
1501719939 (electronic bk.)
0801417430 (alk. paper)
9780801417436 (alk. paper)

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