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The Deep Structure of Biology : Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal

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The Deep Structure of Biology : Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal
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The Deep Structure of Biology
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Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal
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Twelve renowned scientists and theologians offer penetrating insights into the evolution dialogue in The Deep Structure of Biology. Each considers whether the orthodox model of evolution is sufficient and offers his/her own perspective on evolution and biology. Essays include: Chance and Necessity in Evolution Green Plants as Intelligent Organisms Canny Corvoids and Political Primates: A Case for Convergent Evolution in Intelligence Social and Cultural Evolution in the Ocean: Convergences and Contrasts with Terrestrial Systems Purpose in Nature: On the Possibility of a Theology of Evolution Editor Simon Conway Morris provides the introduction and an overview of the issues as well as an essay on evolution and convergence. Other contributors are: Richard Lenski, George McGhee, Karl Niklas, Anthony Trewavas, Nigel Franks, Nicola Clayton, Nathan Emery, HalWhitehead, Robert Foley, Michael Ruse, Celia Deane-Drummond, and John Haught. The discussion of biology and evolution in these essays broadens the scope of the traditional evolution discussion as it aims to stimulate the development of further research programs. Scholars in the science and religion field will find this book a valuable resource
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Conway Morris, S.
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QH373
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Convergence (Biology)
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The Deep Structure of Biology : Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal
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Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Chance and Necessity in Evolution -- 2. Convergent Evolution: A Periodic Table of Life? -- 3. Life's Evolutionary History: Is It Determinate or Indeterminate? -- 4. Evolution and Convergence: Some Wider Considerations -- 5. Aspects of Plant Intelligence: Convergence and Evolution -- 6. Convergent Evolution, Serendipity, and Intelligence for the Simple Minded -- 7. Canny Corvids and Political Primates: A Case for Convergent Evolution in Intelligence -- 8. Social and Cultural Evolution in the Ocean: Convergences and Contrasts with Terrestrial Systems -- 9. The Illusion of Purpose in Evolution: A Human Evolutionary Perspective -- 10. Purpose in a Darwinian World -- 11. Plumbing the Depths: A Recovery of Natural Law and Natural Wisdom in the Context of Debates about Evolutionary Purpose -- 12. Purpose in Nature: On the Possibility of a Theology of Evolution -- Contributors -- Index
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EBC692523
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1 online resource (255 pages)
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9781599471723
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (OCoLC)727649259
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The Deep Structure of Biology : Is Convergence Sufficiently Ubiquitous to Give a Directional Signal
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http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/multco/detail.action?docID=692523
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Contents -- Introduction -- 1. Chance and Necessity in Evolution -- 2. Convergent Evolution: A Periodic Table of Life? -- 3. Life's Evolutionary History: Is It Determinate or Indeterminate? -- 4. Evolution and Convergence: Some Wider Considerations -- 5. Aspects of Plant Intelligence: Convergence and Evolution -- 6. Convergent Evolution, Serendipity, and Intelligence for the Simple Minded -- 7. Canny Corvids and Political Primates: A Case for Convergent Evolution in Intelligence -- 8. Social and Cultural Evolution in the Ocean: Convergences and Contrasts with Terrestrial Systems -- 9. The Illusion of Purpose in Evolution: A Human Evolutionary Perspective -- 10. Purpose in a Darwinian World -- 11. Plumbing the Depths: A Recovery of Natural Law and Natural Wisdom in the Context of Debates about Evolutionary Purpose -- 12. Purpose in Nature: On the Possibility of a Theology of Evolution -- Contributors -- Index
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EBC692523
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (255 pages)
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online
Isbn
9781599471723
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2017. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
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remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC692523
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL692523
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10476163
  • (CaONFJC)MIL326024
  • (OCoLC)727649259

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