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Making Sense of Heritability


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April 2015

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A fresh compelling 2005 intervention in a very contentious heritability debate.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction; 1. The nature-nurture debate: a premature burial?; 2. A tangle of interactions: separating genetic and environmental influences; 3. Lost in correlations? Direct and indirect genetic causes; 4. From individuals to groups: genetics and race; 5. Genes and malleability; 6. Science and sensitivity; 7. Conclusions.

Portrait

Neven Sesardic is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. His areas of specialisation are philosophy of biology, philosophy of science and philosophy of mind.

Pressestimmen

"This si an intelligent book that addresses one of the most controversial and emotional debates that has occurred in psychology over the last half of the 20th century." - David A. Mrazek, PsycCritiques
EAN: 9780521828185
ISBN: 052182818X
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Philosoph'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2015
Seitenanzahl: 267 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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