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  • Essence in the Age of Evolution

    A New Theory of Natural Kinds, 1st Edition

    By Christopher J. Austin

    This book offers a novel defence of a highly contested philosophical position: biological natural kind essentialism. This theory is routinely and explicitly rejected for its purported inability to be explicated in the context of contemporary biological science, and its supposed incompatibility with…

    Hardback – 2018-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Philosophy of Science

  • Biodiversity, Conservation and Environmental Management in the Great Lakes Basin

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Freedman, Mark Neuzil

    The Great Lakes Basin in North America holds more than 20 percent of the world's fresh water. Threats to habitats and biodiversity have economic, political, national security, and cultural implications and ramifications that cross the US-Canadian border. This multidisciplinary book presents…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Concept of the Animal and Modern Theories of Art

    1st Edition

    By Roni Grén

    This book examines the importance of the animal in modern art theory, using classic texts of modern aesthetics and texts written by modern artists to explore the influence of the human-animal relationship on nineteenth and twentieth century artists and art theorists. The book is unique due to its…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • The Animal Surreal

    The Role of Darwin, Animals, and Evolution in Surrealism, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Strom

    The Animal Surreal situates Surrealism within the burgeoning field of Animal Studies by examining Surrealist representations of nonhuman animals through the lens of Darwinian theory. Unlike Marx and Freud, Darwin was rarely cited by name as a source for the Surrealists, and yet his influence is…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Human Sciences and Human Interests

    Integrating the Social, Economic, and Evolutionary Sciences, 1st Edition

    By Mikael Klintman

    Within the disciplines of social, economic, and evolutionary science, a proud ignorance can often be found of the other areas’ approaches. This text provides a novel intellectual basis for breaking this trend. Certainly, Human Sciences and Human Interests aspires to open a broad debate about what…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Adaptive Rhetoric

    Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasion, 1st Edition

    By Alex C. Parrish

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior – how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain…

    Hardback – 2013-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

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