Mehr als nur Analogien? Zur Beziehung von kultureller und biologischer Evolution

Erwägen Wissen Ethik 16 (3):372-374 (2005)
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This article is a commentary on another article by Burkhard Stephan in "Erwägen Wissen Ethik" (16/2005 Issue 3). The question is examined, whether there exist analogies between (Darwinian) biological evolution cultural development processes. The topics discussed are: 1. Analogies to biological evolution on the cultural level. 2. Analogies to cultural processes on the biological level. 3. Features of the biological evolution of human nature that have direct consequences on the cultural level. 4. Ethical questions raised by the previous three points.

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Eckhart Arnold
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