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The International Library of Essays on Evolutionary Thought: The International Library of Essays on Evolutionary Thought


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Evolutionary Ethics: Volume III

Evolutionary Ethics: Volume III

1st Edition

Neil Levy
June 12, 2019

Might human morality be a product of evolution? An increasing number of philosophers and scientists believe that moral judgment and behaviour emerged because it enhanced the fitness of our distant ancestors. This volume collects some recent explorations of the evidence for this claim, as well as...

The International Library of Essays on Evolutionary Thought: 5-Volume Set

The International Library of Essays on Evolutionary Thought: 5-Volume Set

1st Edition

Neil Levy
July 19, 2010

The theory of evolution is one of science's great achievements and it plays a pivotal role in guiding new research. But could the theory also be capable of illuminating phenomena outside the scope of biology? The volumes in this series explore this question by bringing together some of the seminal...

Evolutionary Psychology: Volume II

Evolutionary Psychology: Volume II

1st Edition

Neil Levy, Stefan Linquist
July 14, 2010

Evolutionary approaches to the study of human beings have been able to explain the origin and maintenance of many of the features of our bodies. Many thinkers believe that an evolutionary approach will be equally fruitful when it comes to explaining the features of our minds. Since our behaviour is...

Intelligent Design and Religion as a Natural Phenomenon: Volume V

Intelligent Design and Religion as a Natural Phenomenon: Volume V

1st Edition

John S. Wilkins
July 14, 2010

Over the past decade a strident public debate has arisen about the nature and origin of religions. Controversies include how exactly religion evolved, whether by individual or group selection, if it is adaptive, and if not, whether and how it is a side effect of evolution. This volume focuses on...

Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology: Volume I

Philosophy of Evolutionary Biology: Volume I

1st Edition

Stefan Linquist
July 14, 2010

The impact of evolutionary theory on the philosophy of science has been no less profound than its impact on the science of biology itself. Advances in this theory provide a rich set of examples for thinking about the nature of scientific explanation and the structure of science. Many of the...

The Evolution of Culture: Volume IV

The Evolution of Culture: Volume IV

1st Edition

Stefan Linquist
July 02, 2010

Recent years have seen a transformation in thinking about the nature of culture. Rather than viewing culture in opposition to biology, a growing number of researchers now regard culture as subject to evolutionary processes. Recent developments in this field have shifted some of the traditional...

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