Darwin in a New Key
(eBook)

Book Cover
Average Rating
Published
Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2015.
Format
eBook
Status
Available Online

Description

Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details

Language
English
ISBN
9781498231206

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

William J. Meyer., & William J. Meyer|AUTHOR. (2015). Darwin in a New Key . Wipf and Stock Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

William J. Meyer and William J. Meyer|AUTHOR. 2015. Darwin in a New Key. Wipf and Stock Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

William J. Meyer and William J. Meyer|AUTHOR. Darwin in a New Key Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

William J. Meyer, and William J. Meyer|AUTHOR. Darwin in a New Key Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2015.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Go To Grouped Work

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID589fdb27-2233-ed11-e7a3-ce4c910479b8
Full titledarwin in a new key evolution and the question of value
Authormeyer william j
Grouping Categorybook
Last Update2021-09-16 20:00:51PM
Last Indexed2021-11-26 06:00:55AM

Book Cover Information

Image Sourcedefault
First LoadedMar 3, 2021
Last UsedMar 3, 2021

Hoopla Extract Information

stdClass Object
(
    [year] => 2015
    [artist] => William J. Meyer
    [fiction] => 
    [coverImageUrl] => https://d2snwnmzyr8jue.cloudfront.net/csp_9781498231206_270.jpeg
    [titleId] => 12319624
    [isbn] => 9781498231206
    [abridged] => 
    [language] => ENGLISH
    [profanity] => 
    [title] => Darwin in a New Key
    [demo] => 
    [segments] => Array
        (
        )

    [pages] => 136
    [children] => 
    [artists] => Array
        (
            [0] => stdClass Object
                (
                    [name] => William J. Meyer
                    [relationship] => AUTHOR
                )

        )

    [genres] => Array
        (
            [0] => Philosophy
        )

    [price] => 1.99
    [id] => 12319624
    [edited] => 
    [kind] => EBOOK
    [active] => 1
    [upc] => 
    [synopsis] => Can one coherently integrate Darwin's view of evolution with an affirmation of the value of existence? In this fresh, lean, and substantive volume, William Meyer addresses this important question. By carefully analyzing Darwin's own writings and by drawing on the philosophical perspectives of William James, Alfred North Whitehead, and others, Meyer persuasively redirects the cultural conversation about Darwin away from the retrospective question of origins toward the prospective question concerning the ultimate significance of evolutionary life. As James recognized, the question about the reality of God is more critical for the forward-looking question of value than it is for the backward-looking question of origins. Darwin was a theist in search of a better theism, and because theology had not yet caught up to him, he became increasingly agnostic and caught between his mechanistic understanding of nature, on the one hand, and his affirmation of the value and beauty of the world, on the other. Whitehead's philosophy of organism offers a way to integrate Darwin's evolutionary insights with his affirmation of the grandeur of nature. Meyer's clearly written and richly argued book enables us to integrate our evolutionary understanding of the world with our experience of value within it.
    [url] => https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12319624
    [pa] => 
    [subtitle] => Evolution and the Question of Value
    [publisher] => Wipf and Stock Publishers
)
1