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Vaulting Ambition Sociobiology and the Quest for Human Nature by Philip Kitcher

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Published by The MIT Press .
Written in English


  • Science: General Issues,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • General,
  • Sociobiology

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Number of Pages470
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Open LibraryOL9861513M
ISBN 100262610493
ISBN 109780262610490

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