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The Politics of Evolutionary Theory and Biopolitics in the Future

The world of biology and politics: Organization and research areas

ISBN: 978-1-78190-728-3, eISBN: 978-1-78190-729-0

ISSN: 2042-9940

Publication date: 25 September 2013

Abstract

Findings – Some evolutionary theorists criticize religion. In the process, they undermine the ability to reach out to religious people about the value of evolutionary theory. Two case studies – group selection and genetic bases of political behavior – are examined to illustrate ongoing issues that call for further attention

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Somit, A. and Peterson, S.A. (2013), "The Politics of Evolutionary Theory and Biopolitics in the Future", The world of biology and politics: Organization and research areas (Research in Biopolitics, Vol. 11), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 217-226. https://doi.org/10.1108/S2042-9940(2013)0000011014

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