What Kind Of Creatures Are We

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231540922
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Noam Chomsky is widely known and deeply admired for being the founder of modern linguistics, one of the founders of the field of cognitive science, and perhaps the most avidly read political theorist and commentator of our time.

Sisifos S Yleni

Author: Albert Camus
Publisher: Can Yayınları
ISBN: 9750720121
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" Albert Camus, İkinci Dünya Savaşı yıllarında yayımladığı deneme kitabı Sisifos Söyleni'nde, yaşamın anlamsızlığı, varoluşumuzun saçmalığı gibi intihara yönelen temaları, tarihin ve edebiyatın belirli bazı ...

Police Your Planet

Author: Lester Del Rey
Publisher: 谷月社
ISBN:
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Chapter I ONE WAY TICKET Chapter II HONEST IZZY Chapter III THE GRAFT IS GREEN Chapter IV CAPTAIN MURDOCH Chapter V RECALL Chapter VI SEALED LETTER Chapter VII ELECTIONEERING Chapter VIII VOTE EARLY AND OFTEN Chapter IX CONTRABAND Chapter X ...

Philosophy And Animal Life

Author: Stanley Cavell
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231145145
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In Philosophy and Animal Life, Cora Diamond begins with "The Difficulty of Reality and the Difficulty of Philosophy," in which she accuses analytical philosophy of evading, or deflecting, the responsibility of human beings toward nonhuman ...

Philosophy Of Biology

Author: Brian Garvey
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317493672
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We could think of this as a kind of “basic tetrapod limb”, from which all the various
different types of tetrapod limb develop. ... All of these – legs, wings, balancers,
antennae, claws, and lungs – are now accepted by biologists as being variations
on a common theme, in the same way that tetrapod arms, legs and wings are
variations on a common theme. ... So scientists were provided with a detailed
snapshot of creatures that lived in the Cambrian period, about 540 million years
ago.

Philosophy Technology And The Environment

Author: David M. Kaplan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035669
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There is no credible argument that all or even most of the species we are
concerned to protect have any economic significance or that they are essential to
the functioning of the ecological systems on which we depend. If whales ... The
biologist E. O. Wilson elegantly takes up this theme: “Every kind of organism has
reached this moment in time by threading one needle after another, throwing up
brilliant artifices to survive and reproduce against nearly impossible odds.” (1992,
345.