By CIBA Foundation Symposium
By CIBA Foundation Symposium
By Yoshinori Shichida,Takahiro Yamashita,Hiroo Imai,Takushi Kishida
By Pierre-Henri Gouyon,Jean-Pierre Henry,Jacques Arnould
`Why life?' Questions of this kind have been for a very long time the prerogative of philosophers who left the `how' query to scientists. these days, Darwin's successors not have any qualms approximately addressing the `why' in addition to the `how'. Over a century in the past, Darwin modestly admitted having 'thrown a few gentle at the starting place of species - this secret of mysteries'. significant advances within the following a long time helped biologists solution some of the questions he left unsolved. the 1st was once the invention of the legislation of heredity, the second one that of DNA. either supplied Darwinian idea with the rules that have been missing and ended in the all-embracing neo-Darwinian synthesis. when you consider that then, Theodosius Dobzhansky's aphorism `nothing in biology is smart other than within the gentle of evolution' has confirmed precise greater than as soon as. this doesn't swimsuit all people, as evolutionist rules haven't misplaced their strength to reason a scandal.
Darwin toppled guy from his pedestal. Evolutionary genetics - the topic of this ebook - sends the person crashing. thought of till lately to be the objective of choice and the point of interest of evolution, the person has been usurped via the gene. the person is not anything however the gene's avatar.
By Douglas R. Green,John C. Reed
By Manuel Marí-Beffa,Jennifer Knight
By John N. Abelson,Melvin I. Simon,Ronald Wetzel
By Pilar Rodriguez,Piet Verdonschot
By Richard M. Lerner,Robert W. Roesner,Erin Phelps,Peter Benson
Bringing jointly a never-before-assembled community of biologists, psychologists, and sociologists, Positive formative years improvement and Spirituality scientifically examines how spirituality and its cultivation may well have an effect on the confident improvement of children.
Chapters offer groundbreaking new discussions of conceptual, theoretical, definitional, and methodological matters that have to be addressed whilst exploring the relationships among spirituality and improvement. in the course of the publication, individuals suggest ways that the examine at the spirituality/positive early life improvement connection will be fundamental in development the bigger box of non secular improvement as a valid and lively area of developmental technological know-how. This quantity, that's absolute to be obvious as a seminal contribution to a box short of theoretical underpinnings, should be of curiosity to students and scientists within the fields of biology and the social and behavioral sciences.
Contributors contain: Mona Abo-Zena, Jeffrey Jensen Arnnett, Peter L. Benson, Marina Umaschi Bers, Aerika Brittian, William Damon, Angela M. DeSilva, Jacquelynne S. Eccles, David Henry Feldman, Simon Gächter, Elena L. Grigorenko, Sonia S. Isaac, Lene Arnett Jensen, Carl N. Johnson, Linda Juang, Pamela Ebstyne King, Richard M. Lerner, Jennifer Menon, Na'ilah Sued Nasir, Guerda Nicolas, Toma´š Paus, Stephen C. Peck, Erin Phelps, Alan P. Poey, Robert W. Roeser, W. George Scarlett, Lonnie R. Sherrod, Gabriel S. Spiewak, Chris Starmer, Moin Syed, Janice L. Templeton, Heather L. Urry, and Richard Wilkinson.
By Paul M Wassarman