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Mario Barenghi – Nothing but survival: On the origin and spread of literature

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CISEPS – Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Economics, Psychology and Social Sciences Nothing but survival: On the origin and spread of literature Mario Barenghi University of Milano Bicocca January 31, 2013, 2:30pm Room U6/3061, Piazza dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1, Milano Abstract: For a long time literary theorists have been concerned with the question “What is literature?”. This […]

Scientific papers

Evolutionary explanation and bucket thinking

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The hierarchical interplay between ecology and genealogy is a fundamental ingredient for the most compelling current explanations in evolutionary biology. Yet philosophy of biology has hardly welcomed a classic fundamental intuition by palaeontologist Niles Eldredge, i.e. the non-coincidence and interrelation between ecology and genealogy, and their interaction in a Sloshing Bucket fashion. Hierarchy Theory and […]