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Evolution and the Big Questions: Sex, Race, Religion, and Other Matters

By: David N Stamos

275 pages, illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Jan 2008 | #166711 | ISBN-13: 9781405149037
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Hardback | Jan 2008 | #166710 | ISBN-13: 9781405149020
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About this book

This provocative text considers whether evolutionary explanations can be used to clarify some of life's biggest questions. It offers a lively, informative, and timely look at a wide variety of key issues facing all of us today - including questions of race, sex, gender, the nature of language, religion, ethics, knowledge, consciousness and ultimately, the meaning of life.

Contents:
1. Evolution and Knowledge
2. Evolution and Consciousness
3. Evolution and Language
4. Evolution and Sex
5. Evolution and Feminism
6. Evolution and Race
7. Evolution and Ethics
8. Evolution and Religion
9. Evolution and the Meaning of Life
Appendix: Common Misconceptions About Evolution


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