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The dialectical biologist

by Richard Levins

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
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    Subjects:
  • Biology -- Philosophy -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
  • Biology -- Social aspects -- Addresses, essays, lectures

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    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Levins and Richard Lewontin.
    ContributionsLewontin, Richard C., 1929-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH331 .L529 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 303 p.
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2859711M
    ISBN 100674202813
    LC Control Number84022451

    Dialectical materialism is a philosophy of science and nature developed in Europe and based on the writings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Marxist dialectics emphasizes the importance of real-world conditions, in terms of class, labor, and socioeconomic interactions. This is in contrast to the Hegelian dialectic, which emphasized the idealist observation that human experience is dependent. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.

    Contents I. THE THREE NAMES OF THE DIALECTIC 1 The Three Names of The Dialectic 3 II. HEGEL WITHOUT AUFHEBUNG 2 Hegel and Reification 75 3 Hegel’s Contemporary Critics III. COMMENTARIES 4 Marx’s Purloined Letter 5 Deleuze and Dualism 6 “History and Class Consciousness” as an Unfinished Project 7 Sartre’s Critique, Volume One: An Introduction   ''The Dialectical Biologist'' is a collection of some of the authors' many writings that illustrate the nature of the dialectical mode in biology and discuss the politics that are necessarily bound.

    This year marks the twentieth anniversary of Levins and Lewontin’s book, The Dialectical Biologist, one of the foremost examples of a genuinely dialectical materialist approach to history and science. Levins and Lewontin discuss a wide range of subjects including evolution, scientific analysis, science as a social product, and the products of. In , Levins and Lewontin wrote The Dialectical Biologist, which put forward dialectical approaches to evolution, genetics, ecology, and a number of other fields. The two continued to collaborate afterwards, leading to a follow-up book, Biology Under the Influence (). Reading these books you will not only accept the validity of.


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION DATA Levins, Richard. The dialectical biologist. Bibliography: p. Includes index. Biology—Philosophy—Addresses, essays, lectures.

Biology—Social aspects—Addresses, essays, lectures. Il Dialectical Biologist di Richard Levins e Richard Lewontin fa parte di una raccolta di materiali caricati da Massimo Morigi su Internet Archive sull’epigenetica, la teoria endosimbiotica e la sintesi evoluzionistica estesa al fine di fornire fonti significative per l’elaborazione del modello dialettico-espressivo-strategico.

Scientists act within a social context and from a philosophical perspective that is inherently political. Whether they realize it or not, scientists always choose sides. This book explores the political nature of scientific inquiry, advancing its argument within the framework of Marxist dialectic.

In THE DIALECTICAL BIOLOGIST, Levins and Lewontin take a Marxist dialectical approach to examine the way and shape of contemporary biology. Not that I fully understand this approach, it does raise some intriguing critiques about the influence of the biotech-industrial complex and how groupthink and intertia of academia enforces dogma/5.

This book is printed on acid-free paper, and its binding materials have been chosen for strength and durability. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CATALOGING IN PUBLICATION DATA Levins, Richard. The dialectical biologist. Bibliography: p. Includes index. essays, lectures. Biology—SociaI aspects—Addresses, essays, lectures.

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Dialectical Materialism and Developments in Contemporary Science The Marxist, XXVI 4, October–December T. JAYARAMAN INTRODUCTION Today we are more than a century and a half away from the origins of what we would recognize as dialectical materialism. In the era when this philosophy was being formulated, science, in many disciplines.

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Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie : Robert E. Rosenwein.The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark - Carl Sagan & Ann Druyan. A Short Story of Nearly Everything - Bill Bryson. For books that everyone studying biology ends up reading, my candidate would be Lehninger's Principles of Biochemistry, by Nelson & Cox but that's a textbook.