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Published by Wiley in Chichester, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mae-Wan Ho and Sidney W. Fox.
    ContributionsHo, Mae-Wan., Fox, Sidney W., Liberty Fund., Conference on Evolutionary Concepts in Biology and Society (1986 : Hawk"s Cay, Fla.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH371 .E928 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 333 p. :
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2395724M
    ISBN 100471918016
    LC Control Number87025445

    The evolution of human societies through organization of labor process is an integral part of the evolutionary process in general. Marx was, I believe, broadly right to see his studies on a continuum with those of Darwin, though of course, it is the evolution of our specific species-powers that form the main focus of Marx’s attention.


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discussed by Gibbs (this volume). Mark Turner’s book, Death is the mother of beauty, whose title comes from Stevens’ great line, demonstrates in detail how that line uses the ordinary system of everyday mappings.

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