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Published: 19 October 2017

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780198733058

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The Philosophy of Social Evolution

Jonathan Birch

  • A fascinating exploration of the role that evolutionary theory can play in understanding the social world
  • Provides a sound philosophical basis for the scientific theory
  • Sets out exciting new directions for further work
  • Written for an interdisciplinary readership in philosophy, biology, and social science
  • Combines technical rigour with an accessible style