The Resource The myth of culture : why we need a genuine natural science of societies, by Nigel Barber, (electronic resource)

The myth of culture : why we need a genuine natural science of societies, by Nigel Barber, (electronic resource)

Label
The myth of culture : why we need a genuine natural science of societies
Title
The myth of culture
Title remainder
why we need a genuine natural science of societies
Statement of responsibility
by Nigel Barber
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Before oxygen's discovery, scientists invoked a mysterious inner principle of fire to account for burning. Today, scholars appeal to an analogously unscientific inner principle, known as culture, to account for human actions. So what is wrong with cult
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306
Index
index present
LC call number
HM626
LC item number
.B38 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The myth of culture : why we need a genuine natural science of societies, by Nigel Barber, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [287]-304) and index
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  • net
Color
multicolored
Contents
Teapots in heaven, phlogiston on earth -- The emptiness of moral explanations -- Replacing moralism with science -- Stitching up the fabric of evolutionary time -- If culture is a myth, why is religion so dangerous? -- Enemies of evolutionary social science -- Evolutionary science is empirical and practical, not "speculative" and "just so" -- Wounds that time can't heal -- Looking beyond the individual -- What evolutionary theory can and cannot do -- Appendix : Subjective science? Sociology lurches into philosophy
Control code
ocn828869892
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 310 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847186195
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b33389883
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)828869892
  • sks1443811742

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