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From Aristotle's Teleology to Darwin's Genealogy : The Stamp of Inutility

By: Solinas, Marco.
Contributor(s): Sholto-Douglas, Anthony.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015Description: 1 online resource (197 p.).ISBN: 9781137445773.Subject(s): Aristotle | Biology -- Philosophy -- History | Darwin, Charles, 1809 -1882 | Evolution (Biology) -- History | TeleologyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From Aristotle's Teleology to Darwin's Genealogy : The Stamp of InutilityDDC classification: 576.8/2 LOC classification: QH361 .S6513 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Part I The Aristotelian Teleological Tradition; 1 The Original Framework; 1 Consistency; 2 To the margins; 3 Fixed in time; 4 Tools; 5 Adaptations; 6 Means of defence; 7 Unseeing eyes; 2 For and Against Aristotle; 1 Regrafting and divergences; 2 Reception and institutionalization; 3 Rebirth; 4 Mathematization; 5 Teleological experimentalism; 6 Chicks; 7 Procreations preordained; 8 The last stronghold; 3 Indirect Supremacy; 1 Persistence; 2 Long shadows; 3 Subtext; 4 OEconomia naturæ; 5 Short shadows
Part II The Evolutionary Revolution4 Crisis and Hegemony; 1 Under pressure; 2 Elephant bones; 3 The challenger; 4 The last great heir; 5 Darwin's Breakthrough; 1 Haunted; 2 A hundred thousand wedges; 3 Barren virgins; 4 The stamp of inutility; 5 Metamorphoses; 6 Variations; 7 Revolutions; 8 Genealogies; 6 Dry Branches; 1 Obsolescence; 2 A double-edged sword; 3 Techne; 4 On the cusp; 5 Archaisms; 6 Corals; 7 Circularity; 8 Revenge; Notes; Bibliography of Cited Works; Index
Summary: <p >From Aristotle to Darwin, from ancient teleology to contemporary genealogies, this book offers an overview of the birth and then persistence of Aristotle's framework into modernity, until its radical overthrow by the evolutionary revolution.
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Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Part I The Aristotelian Teleological Tradition; 1 The Original Framework; 1 Consistency; 2 To the margins; 3 Fixed in time; 4 Tools; 5 Adaptations; 6 Means of defence; 7 Unseeing eyes; 2 For and Against Aristotle; 1 Regrafting and divergences; 2 Reception and institutionalization; 3 Rebirth; 4 Mathematization; 5 Teleological experimentalism; 6 Chicks; 7 Procreations preordained; 8 The last stronghold; 3 Indirect Supremacy; 1 Persistence; 2 Long shadows; 3 Subtext; 4 OEconomia naturæ; 5 Short shadows

Part II The Evolutionary Revolution4 Crisis and Hegemony; 1 Under pressure; 2 Elephant bones; 3 The challenger; 4 The last great heir; 5 Darwin's Breakthrough; 1 Haunted; 2 A hundred thousand wedges; 3 Barren virgins; 4 The stamp of inutility; 5 Metamorphoses; 6 Variations; 7 Revolutions; 8 Genealogies; 6 Dry Branches; 1 Obsolescence; 2 A double-edged sword; 3 Techne; 4 On the cusp; 5 Archaisms; 6 Corals; 7 Circularity; 8 Revenge; Notes; Bibliography of Cited Works; Index

<p >From Aristotle to Darwin, from ancient teleology to contemporary genealogies, this book offers an overview of the birth and then persistence of Aristotle's framework into modernity, until its radical overthrow by the evolutionary revolution.

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<p>Marco Solinas holds the National Scientific Qualification as Professor of Philosophy; he has studied and researched in Florence, Nottingham, Berlin, Frankfurt, and Paris. He has written articles in important international reviews, and is author of Psiche: Platone e Freud (2008), also published in German with the title Via Platonica zum Unbewussten (2012).</p>

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