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Marxism and Human Sociobiology

The Perspective of Economic Reforms in China (S U N Y Series in Philosophy and Biology)

by Zhang Boshu

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • Sociobiology,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Philosophy,
  • Political Ideologies - Communism & Socialism,
  • Marxian Economics,
  • China,
  • Communism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages184
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7801540M
    ISBN 100791420035
    ISBN 109780791420034

    Sociobiology created a new discipline and started a tumultuous round in the age-old nature versus nurture debate. In the introduction to this twenty-fifth anniversary edition, Edward O. Wilson shows how research in human genetics and neuroscience over the past quarter of a century has strengthened the case for a biological understanding of human nature.   The dialectic and why it matters to Marxists. about Trotsky and dialectics in his book Polemics in Marxist end up stressing in a one-sided way how human biology (sociobiology) or the human.

    Thus, Elaine Morgan, in The Descent of Woman (), a book adopted by the Book-of-the-Month Club, has argued that, for a long moment in the past, the ancestors of the human race were forced back into the waters, and that it was during that period of amphibious existence that the human race developed its distinctive characteristics, such as. The Aims and Structure of This Book. 8: Four Conceptions of Womens Liberation. Notes. Traditional Marxism and Human Nature. Marxism and Human Nature. Marxist Political Theory. Feminist Politics and Human Nature Feminist studies: Political theory G - Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series.

    'Marx did not reject the idea of human nature. He was right not to do so.' That is the conclusion of this passionate and polemical new work by Norman Geras. In it, he places the sixth of Marx's These on Feuerbach under rigorous scrutiny. He argues that this ambiguous statement - widely cited as evidence that Marx broke with all concepts of human nature in - must be read in the context of. The latest attempt to reinvigorate these tired theories comes with the alleged creation of a new discipline, sociobiology. This past summer we have been treated to a wave of publicity and laudatory reviews of E. O. Wilson’s book, Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, including that of .


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Marxism and Human Sociobiology: The Perspective of Economic Reforms in China (SUNY (SUNY series in Philosophy and Biology)Cited by: 3. Provocative in content, this book is the only one of its kind to evaluate Marx's work in light of recent theories in sociobiology.

Huaco identifies several dynamic aspects of Marx's sociocultural model and uses current research concerning the genetic basis of certain human behaviors to Cited by: 2. Commodities and Human Nature: The Transformation from "Labor-for-Living" to "Labor-for-Profit" 5.

Marx's Philosophical Anthropology. Historical Materialism: A Defective Demonstration. Insights from Human Sociobiology. A New Challenge: Cultural-Ethical Issues. The Possibilities and Difficulties of Combining Marxism and Human.

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State University of New York Press, xiv, pp. Hardcover $, isbn The title of this book by Professor Zhang of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (Beijing) contains all the catchwords that might sharpen my curiosity when I first encountered it.

Marxism and human sociobiology: A comparative study from the perspective of modern socialist economic reforms. Zhang Boshu 1Cited by: 6. Sociobiology: The New Synthesis, Edward O. Wilson Sociobiology: The New Synthesis (; 25th anniversary edition ) is a book by the biologist E.

Wilson. Edward O. Wilson popularized the term "Sociobiology" as an attempt to explain the evolutionary mechanics behind social behavior such as altruism, aggression, and the nurturing of the young/5(29). Zhang Boshu is the author of Marxism and Human Sociobiology ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Modern China and the New World ( a.

Sociobiology is a form of biological determinism which argues that human social organization is constrained by genes that have been selected in evolution. In particular, it regards male dominance, hierarchical society, entrepreneurial economic activity, territoriality, and aggression as consequences of human genes.

Biology and Philosophy –, c Kluwer Academic Publishers. Printed in the Netherlands. Explaining World History: Marxism, Evolutionism, and Sociobiology HARMON R.

HOLCOMB III Department of Philosophy University of Kentucky Lexington, KY USA A Review of Stephen K. Sanderson, Social Evolutionism: A Critical History, Basil Blackwell,ISBN.

Not in Our Genes: Biology, Ideology and Human Nature is a book by the evolutionary geneticist Richard Lewontin, the neurobiologist Steven Rose, and the psychologist Leon Kamin, in which the authors criticize sociobiology and genetic determinism and advocate a socialist society.

The book formed part of a larger campaign against sociobiology. Its authors were praised for their criticism of. Sociobiology, the systematic study of the biological basis of social term sociobiology was popularized by the American biologist Edward O.

Wilson in his book Sociobiology: The New Synthesis (). Sociobiology attempts to understand and explain animal (and human) social behaviour in the light of natural selection and other biological processes.

Loren Graham in the second edition () of his book Science, Philosophy,and Human Behavior in the Soviet Union, among other things noted that E.O. Wilson's writings on sociobiology received a rather surprisingly favorable reception in the Soviet Union, despite the fact that Wilson's theories concerning the biological roots of human behavior seemed to go against some basic tenets of Marxism.

Graham. Provocative in content, this book is the only one of its kind to evaluate Marx's work in light of recent theories in sociobiology. Huaco identifies several dynamic aspects of Marx's socio-cultural model and uses current research concerning the genetic basis of certain human behaviors to determine their validity.

Specifically, he examines issues. book, and many were believers in Marxist philosophy*, based on the idea of the perfectability of human institutions under Marxist political leadership.

– An evolved human nature that included social behavior was a threatening idea because it could be interpreted to mean that this behavior is rigidly determined. Buy Marx and Sociobiology Revised ed. by Huaco, George A. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.

Sociobiology, as it was first known, burst onto the scene roughly twenty-five years ago, with the publication of Edward O. Wilson’s On Human Nature. Now, in slightly modified form, it tends to.

Boshu, Z.:‘Marxism and Human Sociobiology: A Comparative Study from the Perspective of Modern Socialist Reforms’,Biology and Philosophy 2, – Article; Google ScholarCited by: 2.

Marxism and feminism. According to the Marxists, we create ourselves through our mode of production.

There is no human nature but only historical human types: feudal human beings, capitalist human beings, and socialist human beings. Once we become aware that .Let’s move on to your second book about Marx, David McLellan’s Karl Marx: His Life and Thought ().

This is jumping forward quite a bit. Berlin made the study of Marx intellectually respectable because he was an Oxford academic and went on to greater things.Sociobiology is a field of biology that aims to examine and explain social behavior in terms of draws from disciplines including psychology, ethology, anthropology, evolution, zoology, archaeology, and population the study of human societies, sociobiology is closely allied to Darwinian anthropology, human behavioral ecology and evolutionary psychology.