Metaphysics, materialism, & the evolution of mind the early writings of Charles Darwin /transcribed and annotated by Paul H. Barrett ; with a commentary by Howard E. Gruber.. -- by Charles Darwin

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Published by University of Chicago Press, 1980. in Chicago .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Darwin, Charles, -- 1809-1882,
  • Evolution,
  • Creative ability in science,
  • Naturalists -- England -- Biography,
  • Psychology, Comparative

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SeriesPhoenix books
ContributionsBarrett, Paul H., Gruber, Howard E.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 228 p. :
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19167388M

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