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Thomas Fisher

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780816698875

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.001.0001

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Evolutionary Transformation

Evolutionary Transformation

(p.200) 20 Evolutionary Transformation
Designing Our Way to a Better World

Thomas Fisher

University of Minnesota Press

This chapter observes how the abductive approach represents a larger shift in Western culture away from two prevalent mythologies of the past that justified the domination of nature for either theological or technological reasons, and toward a new mythology that sees human communities evolving in ways similar to the rest of the animal world

Keywords:   mythologies, Western culture, abductive thinking, theology, technology, domination of nature, human evolution

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