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Author Wiener, Linda
Title Leaving Us to Wonder : An Essay on the Questions Science Can't Ask
Imprint Ithaca : State University of New York Press, 2004
©2005
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Descript 1 online resource (174 pages)
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Series SUNY Series in Philosophy and Biology Ser
SUNY Series in Philosophy and Biology Ser
Note Intro -- Leaving Us toWonder: An Essay on the Questions Science Can't Ask -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. A Place to Begin -- Curiosity and Wonder -- A Place to Begin -- Mistaking the Abstract for the Concrete -- The Spirit of Socrates -- 2. The Persistence of a Question -- Some Background Questions -- Kant and the Enlightenment -- The Emergence of Evolutionary Theory -- The Promotion of Human Sociobiology -- 3. What Darwin and Nietzsche Saw -- Some Background on Darwin and Nietzsche -- Darwin's Descent of Man: The Evolution of Morality -- Nietzsche's Genealogy of Morals:The Evolution of (A Different) Morality -- Nietzsche's Differences with Darwin -- 4. Provoking Thought -- Heidegger and the Distinctionbetween Ways of Thinking -- Merleau-Ponty and the Importanceof Embodied Experience -- 5. The Limits of Science and the Danger of Scientism: Drawing out the Consequences for Thinking -- Faces that Launcheda Thousand Web Site Hits -- A More Serious Concern -- 6. Leaving Us to Wonder -- The Difficulty Begins Here -- Thinking Beyond and Otherwise -- Turning to the Public Sphere -- Desire for Public Dialogue -- Leaving Us to Wonder -- Notes -- Chapter One -- Chapter Two -- Chapter Three -- Chapter Four -- Chapter Five -- Chapter Six -- Bib1liography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- W -- Z
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Link Print version: Wiener, Linda Leaving Us to Wonder : An Essay on the Questions Science Can't Ask Ithaca : State University of New York Press,c2004 9780791463130
Subject Philosophy and science.;Science -- Philosophy
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