The Science Of Human Evolution

Author: John H. Langdon
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319415859
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This textbook provides a collection of case studies in paleoanthropology demonstrating the method and limitations of science.

Evolution

Author: Michael Ruse
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674031753
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An introduction to evolutionary biology spans evolutionary science from its inception to its latest findings, covering discoveries, philosophy, and history.

Moral Machines

Author: Wendell Wallach
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199705962
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Teaching Robots Right from Wrong Wendell Wallach, Colin Allen ... It remains to
be seen whether artificial environments that select among agents competing for
the accumulation of simple resources can produce anything like the moral
propensities of humans. ... In addition to the problem of getting the environment
right, a major problem facing the adaptation of evolutionary systems to the
emergence of AMAs is how to design a fitness function without explicitly applying
moral criteria.

The Master And His Emissary

Author: Iain McGilchrist
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300170173
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Bowden, E. M. 8: Beeman, M. I., 'Getting the right idea: semantic activation in the
right hemisphere may help solve insight problems', Psychological Science, 1998,
9(6), pp. ... 10-18 Bradshaw, I. L., 'The evolution of human lateral asymmetries:
new evidence and second thoughts', Iournal ofHuman Evolution, 1988,17(6), pp.
615-37 —, Human Evolution. A Neuropsychological Perspective, Taylor 8:
Francis, London, 1997 Bradshaw, I. L. 8: Nettleton, N. C., 'The nature of
hemispheric ...

The Scars Of Evolution

Author: Elaine Morgan
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195094312
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Popular account of what is known as the 'aquatic ape' thesis.

Myth Of Universal Human Rights

Author: David N. Stamos
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131725578X
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In this groundbreaking and provocative new book, philosopher of science David N. Stamos challenges the current conceptions of human rights, and argues that the existence of universal human rights is a modern myth.

Reports

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Bumpersticker#l National Center for Science Education The Non-Darwinian
Revolution Peter J. Bowler British historian reviews both Darwinian and non-
darwininan views of evolution in 19th and early 20th centuries. "Sure to interest,
excite, ... Getting Here William Howells The dean of American physical
anthropology tells the story of human evolution in ultra- readable prose. Tells not
only the known story but ... NCSE Bumperstickers See examples at left and right.
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Fighting Back The Right

Author: David Niose
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137474831
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A concise and informative overview of the evolution of corporate power can be
found in Naomi Lamoreaux and William Novak, “Getting the History Right,” Slate,
March 24, 2014, http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/jurisprud ... -
species/endangered-species-population-numbers/3596. Quoted in Graham
Townsley, “The Adaptable Human,” Nova, PBS, October 26, 2009, http://www.pbs
.org/wgbh/nova/evolution/adaptable-human.html. Science ...

Blueprint For Action

Author: Thomas P.M. Barnett
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101652357
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Most futurists have a horrific track record precisely because they're always
predicting the worst possible outcomes (doomsayers from Thomas Malthus
onward), while those who predict that things will get better (the socalled
technoprophets going back to science fiction giant Jules Verne) are often far less
cited despite getting it right the vast majority of the time. But the good thing about
predicting disaster is that you only have to be right once to have your reputation
sealed (Richard ...

Evolutionary Psychology

Author: Matthew Rossano
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: 9781891786129
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The Science of Human Behavior and Evolution Matthew Rossano. By
understanding the basic primate and (potential) common ancestor traits, we can
get a handle on the "starting point" of human evolution. This much seems sure:
humans evolved from a moderate-size, partly arboreal primate ... True, the right
animal subject no longer exists, and no one could live long enough to inspect the
results. But even setting those practicalities aside, there is a more fundamental
reason why the ...