Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Dawkins, Richard
Books on Amazon
Science I 154
Language/Science/Dawkins: we always need to assure ourselves that we can re-translate our casual language. For example, "intentions" of genes. (By the way, its only intention is to multiply.)
I 170
Language/Science/Dawkins: when we say "it's 90 % sure" (that this other animal is my half-sibling) to which "it" do we refer then? Do we mean that the zoologist is sure or that the animal is sure?
Dawkins: with a little luck, both possibilities can lead to the same.
I 364
Language/Science/Dawkins: there is no reason not to label the bacteria according to Axelrod with predicates such as "forgiving", "not envious", etc.

Da I
R. Dawkins
Das egoistische Gen, Hamburg 1996

M. St. Dawkins
Die Entdeckung des tierischen Bewusstseins Hamburg 1993

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29