Monad to Man The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology by Michael Ruse

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Published by Harvard University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Evolution,
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Organic Evolution,
  • Philosophy Of Biology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Evolution,
  • Science / Evolution,
  • History,
  • General,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Evolution (Biology)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages640
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7693088M
ISBN 100674582209
ISBN 109780674582200

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Monad to Man combines the sweeping history of the science of evolution with intricate details about individual scientists' researches, prejudices, and personal lives The result is a richly textured narrative Ruse has certainly established that the ideas of evolution and progress have been closely linked.

His thesis that the profession of Cited by: Monad to Man combines the sweeping history of the science of evolution with intricate details about individual scientists' researches, prejudices, and personal lives The result is a richly textured narrative Ruse has certainly established that the ideas of evolution and progress have been closely linked.

His thesis that the profession of Brand: Harvard. -Welcome to Monad Books-We’re an independent publishing house founded by Monad to Man book Hollywood Hills book club, concentrating on books about the entertainment industry and the Southern California experience. The idea of evolution was the child of the hopes Monad to Man book progress, as Michael Ruse puts it in Monad to Man, his impressive ‘philosophical history’ of these notions Ruse tracks down [this] tendency in the work of innumerable writers All this makes [his] book a superb summary of.

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In the Acknowledgments of Monad to Man, Michael Ruse thanks E. Wilson for having urged him 'at least once to write a really big book' (Ruse [], p. ix). He also thanks a number of readers of early versions of the book.

At least two of those readers, historians of science, have since described it as controversial. "Monad to Man will be controversial not because of its implications for social and ethical issues, but because of what it says about the scientific study of evolutionary biology [ ] Ruse's writing style is bluff, unselfconscious, and opinionated [ ] [It] does detract from the appearance of neutrality.

The book, Monad to Man: The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology, is a detailed inquiry into the influence of the idea of progress on conceptions of biological evolution.

By "progress" Michael Ruse means three things: (1) social and political progress (Ruse dubs it capital P Progress), which for the most part consists of ideals. Monad to Man The Concept of Progress in Evolutionary Biology.

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When you think functionally, monads pop up all over the place. This is the subject which he explores for the vast majority of the book. The best encapsulation of this idea of Progress (which Ruse describes with a capital "P" to emphasize its significance)is its movement from the simplest biological form to the most complex.

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