Description - Human Nature After Darwin by Janet Radcliffe Richards
BB Human Nature After Darwin is a clear, accessible introduction to the implications of the Darwinian revolution for our understanding of human nature. With the beginner firmly in mind, Janet Radcliffe Richards carefully introduces readers to the fundamental questions raised by the Darwinian revolution. By the end of the book readers will be able to: understand and evaluate Darwin's arguments and the implications of Darwinism for our understanding of human nature critically discuss writings by key commentators on Darwinism, such as Richard Dawkins and Stephen Jay Gould clearly and confidently appraise the implications of Darwinism for ethical thinking. Key features include activities and exercises enabling readers to monitor their progress throughout the book, chapter summaries, and guides to further reading.
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(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - Janet Radcliffe Richards
Janet Radcliffe Richards is Reader in Bioethics and Director of the Centre for Bioethics at University College London. she was formerly lecturer in philosophy at the Open University and is the author of the acclaimed book The Sceptical Feminist.