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What Darwin got wrong

by Jerry A. Fodor

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Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural selection,
  • Evolution (Biology) -- Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerry A. Fodor, Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini.
    ContributionsPiattelli-Palmarini, Massimo.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH375 .F63 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationxx, 264p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23918808M
    ISBN 109780374288792
    LC Control Number2009043067

    Get this from a library! What Darwin got wrong. [Jerry A Fodor; Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini] -- In this provocative, enlightening, and very entertaining book, the authors argue that natural selection cannot explain how evolution occurs and then proceed to outline significant scientific and.   A peppered moth. To the Editors. In his perceptive review of Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini’s What Darwin Got Wrong [NYR, May 27], the tireless gadfly Richard Lewontin once again decries the careless use of metaphor and narrative in ng his usual bracing corrective to the overheated imaginations of biologists and others (historians, .

    Books What Darwin Got Wrong by Jerry Fodor and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini Massimo Pigliucci tells us what Darwin got right.. The relationship between philosophy and science has always been fraught with mutual incomprehension, as . Get this from a library! What Darwin got wrong. [Jerry A Fodor; Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini] -- This book dares to challenge natural selection--not in the name of religion but in the name of good science. Most scientists are so terrified of religious attacks on the theory of evolution that it.

      Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection changed the way we see all things science, whether that be Biology, Zoology or Paleontology. What Darwin Got Wrong Henry the PaleoGuy. Loading. Academic account of how Darwin’s theory of natural selection might not be the evolutionary paradigm after all. Fodor (Philosophy and Cognitive Science/Rutgers Univ.; LOT 2: The Language of Thought Revisited, , etc.) and former molecular biologist Piattelli-Palmarini (Cognitive Science/Univ. of Arizona; Inevitable Illusions: How Mistakes of Reason Rule Our Minds, , .


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