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  1. Samuel Mateus (2012). A Querela dos Antigos e dos ModernosThe Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns – mapping some topoi. Cultura 29:179-200.score: 1576.0
    The intellectual history of Humanity is part of a vast genealogy that stems from disputes between those advocating the excellence of ancient times and those arguing the superiority of the present. Thus, since antiquity we find the persistent recurrence of a Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns, virulence that stresses the human and social experience, either praised, either rebuked in its development process. This paper discusses the process of development of the Quarrel of the Ancients (...)
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  2. Dan Edelstein (2010). The Enlightenment: A Genealogy. University of Chicago Press.score: 594.0
    Interpreting the Enlightenment: on methods -- A map of the Enlightenment: whither France? -- The spirit of the moderns: from the new science to the Enlightenment -- Society, the subject of the modern story -- Quarrel in the Academy: the ancients strike back -- Humanism and Enlightenment: the classical style of the philosophes -- The philosophical spirit of the laws: politics and antiquity -- An ancient god: pagans and philosophers -- Post tenebras lux: Begriffsgeschichte or regime d'historicité? -- (...)
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  3. Joseph M. Levine (forthcoming). Giambattista Vico and the Quarrel Between the Ancients and the Moderns. Journal of the History of Ideas.score: 552.0
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  4. David M. Rasmussen (1993). Rights--The New Quarrel Between the Ancients and the Moderns. Review of Metaphysics 47 (2):368-369.score: 552.0
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  5. George Bragues (2008). The Ancients Against the Moderns: Focusing on the Character of Corporate Leaders. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 78 (3):373 - 387.score: 471.0
    When a series of corporate scandals erupted soon after the collapse of the 1990s bull market in equities, policy makers and reformers chiefly responded by augmenting and refining the checks and balances surrounding publicly traded corporations. Through measures such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, securities regulations were intensified and corporate governance was tightened. In essence, reformers followed the tradition of modern political philosophy, developed in the 17th and 18th centuries, in its insistence that pro-social outcomes are best produced through (...)
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  6. Elnora Gondim (2010). John Rawls: The Liberty of Ancients and the Liberty of Moderns-Presuppositions of Coherentist Justification. Discusiones Filosóficas 11 (17):151-165.score: 427.5
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  7. Quentin Skinner (2012). On the Liberty of the Ancients and the Moderns: A Reply to My Critics. Journal of the History of Ideas 73 (1):127-146.score: 414.0
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  8. Aaron W. Hughes (2010). Preface Ancients and Moderns in Jewish Philosophy: The Case of Hermann Cohen. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 18 (1):i-ix.score: 414.0
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  9. Lisa A. Hughes (2012). The Art of the Body: Antiquity and Its Legacy (Ancients and Moderns)(Review). American Journal of Philology 133 (2):334-337.score: 414.0
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  10. Patrick Riley (2001). Rousseau, Fénelon, and the Quarrel Between the Ancients and the Moderns. In , The Cambridge Companion to Rousseau. Cambridge University Press. 78--93.score: 405.0
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  11. Michael Chase, Stephen R. L. Clark & Michael McGhee (eds.) (2013). Philosophy as a Way of Life: Ancients and Moderns - Essays in Honor of Pierre Hadot. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 405.0
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  12. Carl A. Rubino (forthcoming). The Invisible Worm: Ancients and Moderns in" The Name of the Rose". Substance.score: 405.0
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  13. Cropsey, Joseph & [From Old Catalog] (1964). Ancients and Moderns; Essays on the Tradition of Political Philosophy in Honor of Leo Strauss. New York, Basic Books.score: 405.0
  14. Andreas Kalyvas (2008). The Democratic Agonism of the Ancients Compared to That of the (Post)Moderns. In Andrew Schaap (ed.), Law and Agonistic Politics. Ashgate Pub. Company.score: 405.0
     
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  15. M. L. Monheit (2001). The Culture of the High Renaissance: Ancients and Moderns in Sixteenth-Century Rome. By Ingrid D. Rowland. The European Legacy 6 (6):847-847.score: 405.0
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  16. H. J. Rose (1933). The Ancients in the Moderns Mythology and the Renaissance Tradition in English Poetry. By Douglas Bush. Pp. Viii+360. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (London: Milford), 1932. Cloth, $4 or 24s. Classical Mythology in the Poetry of Edmund Spenser. By Henry Gibbons Lotspeich. Pp. X + 126. Princeton: University Press, 1932. Paper, 12s. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 47 (04):147-148.score: 405.0
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  17. Pierre Force (2009). Voltaire and the Necessity of Modern History. Modern Intellectual History 6 (3):457-484.score: 322.0
    This article revisits what has often been called the of Voltaire's historical work. It looks at the methodological and philosophical reasons for Voltaire's deliberate focus on modern history as opposed to ancient history, his refusal to in judging the past, and his extreme selectiveness in determining the relevance of past events to world history. Voltaire's historical practice is put in the context of the quarrel of the ancients and the moderns, and considered in a tradition of universal history (...)
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  18. David Rapport Lachterman (1989). The Ethics of Geometry: A Genealogy of Modernity. Routledge.score: 318.0
    The Ethics of Geometry is a study of the relationship between philosophy and mathematics. Essential differences in the ethos of mathematics, for example, the customary ways of undertaking and understanding mathematical procedures and their objects, provide insight into the fundamental issues in the quarrel of moderns with ancients. Two signal features of the modern ethos are the priority of problem-solving over theorem-proving, and the claim that constructability by human minds or instruments establishes the existence of relevant entities. These (...)
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  19. Bernard G. Prusak (2005). The Ancients, the Moderns, and the Court. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 79:189-200.score: 270.0
    This paper examines the case of Lawrence v. Texas to bring out the philosophical commitments of Justices Anthony Kennedy and Antonin Scalia. It is proposed that Justices Kennedy and Scalia, while both Catholics, represent fundamentally different visions of the “ends and reasons” of democratic law. A close reading of the Justices’ opinions in Lawrence indicates that Justice Scalia belongs to the tradition of the “ancients” and Justice Kennedy to the tradition of the “moderns.” The paper focuses in particular on (...)
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  20. Kalliopi Nikolopoulou (2009). Plato and Hegel on an Old Quarrel. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 13 (2):249-266.score: 264.0
    This paper addresses the relationship of ancients to moderns by focusing on the “quarrel” between art and philosophy that has led to two articulations of the endof art—one in antiquity, another in modernity: Plato, who expelled the poets from his city on account of art’s irrationality, and Hegel, for whom art was no more the necessary vehicle for truth. Following Giorgio Agamben’s cue in The Man Without Content, I opt for a symptomatic reading of Plato’s condemnation of art, (...)
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  21. Michael L. Frazer (2006). Esotericism Ancient and Modern: Strauss Contra Straussianism on the Art of Political-Philosophical Writing. Political Theory 34 (1):33 - 61.score: 246.0
    Leo Strauss presents at least two distinct accounts of the idea that the authors in the political-philosophical canon have often masked their true teachings. A weaker account of esotericism, dependent on the contingent fact of presecution, is attributed to the moderns, while a stronger account, stemming from a necessary conflict between philosophy and society, is attributed to the ancients. Although most interpreters agree that Strauss here sides with the ancients, this view fails to consider the possibility that Strauss's (...)
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  22. Dimitri El Murr & S. Halliwell (2004). The Aesthetics of Mimesis. Ancients Texts and Modern Problems. Journal of Hellenic Studies 124:219.score: 222.0
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  23. Dimitri El Murr (2004). (S.) Halliwell The Aesthetics of Mimesis. Ancients Texts and Modern Problems. Princeton UP, 2002. Pp. Xiii + 424. £45 (Hbk); £18 (Pbk). 0472109081 (Hbk); 0691092583 (Pbk). [REVIEW] Journal of Hellenic Studies 124:219-220.score: 222.0
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  24. A. Gibson (2000). Ancients, Moderns and Americans: The Republicanism-Liberalism Debate Revisited. History of Political Thought 21 (2):261-307.score: 211.5
  25. Stanley Rosen (1987). Hermeneutics as Politics. Oxford University Press.score: 194.0
    Combining exemplary scholarship and analytic precision, Stanley Rosen illuminates the underpinnings of post-modernist thought, providing valuable insight as he pursues two arguments: first, that post-modernism, which regards itself as an attack upon the Enlightenment, is in fact the penultimate stage of the Enlightenment itself; and second, that the extraordinary contemporary emphasis upon hermeneutics is the latest consequence of the triumph of history over mathematics within the unstable essence of the Enlightenment. Hermeneutics is consequently at bottom a political phenomenon. In developing (...)
     
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  26. Leo Strauss (2002). Leo Strauss: The Early Writings (1921-1932). State University of New York Press.score: 192.0
    Presents the early published writings of the distinguished political philosopher Leo Strauss, available here for the first time in English. “Zank places at the reader’s disposal the young Strauss’s passionate advocacy of political Zionism and his early confrontations with Spinoza, consideration of whom helped lead Strauss to formulate his teaching on ‘the quarrel between the ancients and the moderns.’” — National Review.
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  27. J. Bos (2009). The Rise and Decline of Character: Humoral Psychology in Ancient and Early Modern Medical Theory. History of the Human Sciences 22 (3):29-50.score: 189.0
    Humoralism, the view that the human body is composed of a limited number of elementary fluids, is one of the most characteristic aspects of ancient medicine. The psychological dimension of humoral theory in the ancient world has thus far received a relatively small amount of scholarly attention. Medical psychology in the ancient world can only be correctly understood by relating it to psychological thought in other fields, such as ethics and rhetoric. The concept that ties these various domains together is (...)
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  28. H. C. (1966). Ancients and Moderns. Review of Metaphysics 19 (3):605-605.score: 189.0
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  29. Wj Courtenay, C. Trinkaus, Ha Oberman & Nw Gilbert (1987). Ancients and Moderns: A Symposium. Journal of the History of Ideas 48 (1):3-50.score: 189.0
     
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  30. Stanley Raffel (1991). Reviews : Stanley Rosen, The Ancients and the Moderns: Rethinking Modernity, New Haven, Conn. London: Yale University Press, 1989, £18.00, X + 236 Pp. [REVIEW] History of the Human Sciences 4 (1):148-151.score: 189.0
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  31. Nick Gier, The Color of Sin / the Color of Skin: Ancient Color Blindness and the Philosophical Origins of Modern Racism.score: 183.0
    We tend to think that the two great scourges of humankind, sexism and racism, have been around since the beginning of time. With regard to sexism, this is true. Aristotle, for example, thought women are malformed men: they do not have rational souls; they do not have enough soul heat to think properly or to boil their menstrual blood into semen; and, the cruelest cut of all, they are inferior because they have one less tooth than men. Aristotle also believed, (...)
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  32. Mikko Tolonen (2014). The Gothic Origin of Modern Civility: Mandeville and the Scots on Courage. Philosophical Explorations 12 (1):51-69.score: 171.0
    This paper seeks to establish that Bernard Mandeville's ideas on courage and honour shaped the Scottish debate about ancients and moderns by formulating a perspective how eighteenth-century civil societies grew large, luxurious and feminine without losing their ability to wage war. My focus is on Mandeville's positive influence on David Hume, whose writings were a springboard for many Mandevillean ideas in Scotland. In contrast to a recent claim in scholarship, Hume aimed to discredit, instead of developing, Shaftesburyan ideas of (...)
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  33. Mark Coeckelbergh (2004). The Metaphysics of Autonomy: The Reconciliation of Ancient and Modern Ideals of the Person. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 171.0
    If we want to be autonomous, what do we want? The author shows that contemporary value-neutral and metaphysically economical conceptions of autonomy, such as that of Harry Frankfurt, face a serious problem. Drawing on Plato, Augustine, and Kant, this book provides a sketch of how "ancient" and "modern" can be reconciled to solve it. But at what expense? It turns out that the dominant modern ideal of autonomy cannot do without a costly metaphysics if it is to be coherent.
     
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  34. Eva-Maria Engelen (2009). Anger, Shame and Justice: The Regulative Function of Emotions in the Ancient and Modern World. In Birgitt Röttger-Rössler & Hans Markowitsch (eds.), Emotions as Bio-cultural Processes. Springer. 395-413.score: 169.5
    Analyzing the ancient Greek point of view concerning anger, shame and justice and a very modern one, one can see, that anger has a regulative function, but shame does as well. Anger puts the other in his place, thereby regulating hierarchies. Shame regulates the social relations of recognition. And both emotions also have an evaluative function, because anger evaluates a situation with regard to a humiliation; shame, with regard to a misdemeanor. In addition, attention has to be paid to the (...)
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  35. Manfred Kienpointner (1997). On the Art of Finding Arguments: What Ancient and Modern Masters of Invention Have to Tell Us About the" Ars Inveniendi". Argumentation 11 (2):225-236.score: 169.5
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  36. Gianna Pomata (2011). A Word of the Empirics: The Ancient Concept of Observation and its Recovery in Early Modern Medicine. Annals of Science 68 (1):1-25.score: 165.0
    Summary The genealogy of observation as a philosophical term goes back to the ancient Greek astronomical and medical traditions, and the revival of the concept in the Renaissance also happened in the astronomical and medical context. This essay focuses primarily on the medical genealogy of the concept of observation. In ancient Greek culture, an elaboration of the concept of observation (t?r?sis) first emerged in the Hellenistic age with the medical sect of the Empirics, to be further developed by the ancient (...)
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  37. Allegra De Laurentiis (2005). Subjects in the Ancient and Modern World: On Hegel's Theory of Subjectivity. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 163.5
    Being a subject and being conscious of being one are different realities. According to Hegel, the difference is not only conceptual, but also influences people's experience of the world and of one another. This book aims to explain some basic aspects of Hegel's conception of subjectivity with particular regard to the difference he saw in ancient and modern ways of thinking about and acting as individuals, persons and moral subjects.
     
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  38. Anne Finch Conway (1996). The Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.score: 162.0
    Anne Conway was an extraordinary figure in a remarkable age. Her mastery of the intricate doctrines of the Lurianic Kabbalah, her authorship of a treatise criticising the philosophy of Descartes, Hobbes, and Spinoza, and her scandalous conversion to the despised sect of Quakers indicate a strength of character and independence of mind wholly unexpected (and unwanted) in a woman at the time. Translated for the first time into modern English, her Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy is the (...)
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  39. Robert A. Mechikoff (2006). A History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Education: From Ancient Civilizations to the Modern World. Mcgraw-Hill.score: 162.0
    This engaging and informative text will hold the attention of students and scholars as they take a journey through time to understand the role that history and philosophy have played in shaping the course of sport and physical education in Western and selected non-Western civilizations. Using appropriate theoretical and interpretive frameworks, students will investigate topics such as the historical relationship between mind and body; what philosophers and intellectuals have said about the body as a source of knowledge; educational philosophy and (...)
     
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  40. Andrey Darovskikh (2012). Book Review: Morwenna Ludlow. Gregory of Nyssa: Ancient and (Post) Modern. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007. [REVIEW] Forum Philosophicum 17 (2):278-281.score: 159.0
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  41. Constantine Cavarnos (2003). Orthodoxy and Philosophy: Lectures Delivered at St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary: An Illuminating Discussion of Orthodox Christianity with Reference to Ancient Greek and Modern Western Philosophy. Institute for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies.score: 159.0
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  42. Constantine Sandis (2009). Gods and Mental States : The Causation of Action in Ancient Tragedy and Modern Philosophy of Mind. In , New Essays on the Explanation of Action. Palgrave Macmillan. 358--385.score: 157.5
    This paper argues that contemporary philosophy of mind and action could learn much from the structure of action explanation manifested in ancient Greek tragedy, which is less deterministic than typically supposed and which does not conflate the motivation of action with its causal production.
     
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  43. Richard Hillyer (2004). Hobbes's Explicated Fables and the Legacy of the Ancients. Philosophy and Literature 28 (2):269-283.score: 156.0
    : A transitional text in other respects as well, De Cive differs from Hobbes's earlier Elements of Law and later Leviathan by claiming points of agreement between his own political philosophy and that embodied allegorically in the fables of classical antiquity (as explicated by himself). Though he did not begin with and subsequently abandoned this unconvincing approach, it reveals how late in his intellectual development he was still tempted to find some way of establishing classical precedents for his views, and (...)
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  44. Jacob Klein (2014). Of Archery and Virtue: Ancient and Modern Conceptions of Value. Philosophers' Imprint 14 (19).score: 156.0
    I argue that comparisons of Stoic virtue to stochastic skills — now standard in the secondary literature on Stoicism — are based on a misreading of the sources and distort the Stoic position in two respects. In paradigmatic stochastic skills such as archery, medicine, or navigation the value of the skill’s external end justifies the existence and practice of the skill and constitutes an appropriate focus of rational motivation. Neither claim applies to virtue as the Stoics understand it. The stochastic (...)
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  45. Marco Sgarbi (ed.) (2012). Translatio Studiorum: Ancient, Medieval and Modern Bearers of Intellectual History. Brill.score: 154.5
    This volume collects 17 case studies that characterize the various kinds of translations of the European culture of the last two and a half millennia from ancient Greece to Rome, from the medieval world to the Renaissance up to the ...
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  46. Andrew Bailey, Samantha Brennan, Will Kymlicka, Jacob Levy, Alex Sager & Clark Wolf (eds.) (2012). The Broadview Anthology of Social and Political Thought: Essential Readings: Ancient, Modern, and Contemporary Texts. Broadview Press.score: 154.5
    This volume features a careful selection of major works in political and social philosophy from ancient times through to the present. Every reading has been painstakingly annotated, and each figure is given a substantial introduction highlighting his or her major contribution to the tradition. The anthology offers both depth and breadth in its selection of material by central figures, while also representing other currents of political thought. Thirty-two authors are represented, including fourteen from the 20th century. The editors have made (...)
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  47. Anson Laytner, Daniel Ethan Bridge & Matthew Kaufmann (eds.) (2005). The Animals' Lawsuit Against Humanity: A Modern Adaptation of an Ancient Animal Rights Tale. Fons Vitae.score: 154.5
    In this interfaith and multicultural fable, eloquent representatives of all members of the animal kingdom—from horses to bees—come before the respected Spirit King to complain of the dreadful treatment they have suffered at the hands of humankind. During the ensuing trial, where both humans and animals testify before the King, both sides argue their points ingeniously, deftly illustrating the validity of both sides of the ecology debate. The ancient antecedents of this tale are thought to have originated in India, with (...)
     
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  48. Robert Kane (2014). Acting 'of One's Own Free Will': Modern Reflections on an Ancient Philosophical Problem. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 114 (1pt1):35-55.score: 150.0
    Over the past five decades, I have been developing a distinctive view of free will according to which it requires that agents be to some degree ultimately responsible for the formation of their own wills (characters, motives and purposes). To act ‘of one's own free will’ in this sense is to act ‘from a will’ that is to some extent ‘of one's own free making’. A free will of this ultimate kind (often called ‘incompatibilist’ or ‘libertarian’) has been under attack (...)
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  49. Gordon Pearson & Martin Parker (2001). The Relevance of Ancient Greeks to Modern Business? A Dialogue on Business and Ethics. Journal of Business Ethics 31 (4):341 - 353.score: 150.0
    What follows is a dialogue, in the Platonic sense, concerning the justifications for "business ethics" as a vehicle for asking questions about the values of modern business organisations. The protagonists are the authors, Gordon Pearson – a pragmatist and sceptic where business ethics is concerned – and Martin Parker – a sociologist and idealist who wishes to be able to ask ethical questions of business. By the end of the dialogue we come to no agreement on the necessity or justification (...)
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  50. Marianne Sommer (2005). Ancient Hunters and Their Modern Representatives: William Sollas's (1849-1936) Anthropology From Disappointed Bridge to Trunkless Tree and the Instrumentalisation of Racial Conflict. [REVIEW] Journal of the History of Biology 38 (2):327 - 365.score: 150.0
    During the first decades of the 20th century, many anthropologists who had previously adhered to a linear view of human evolution, from an ape via Pithecanthropus erectus (today Homo erectus) and Neanderthal to modern humans, began to change their outlook. A shift towards a branching model of human evolution began to take hold. Among the scientific factors motivating this trend was the insight that mammalian evolution in general was best represented by a branching tree, rather than by a straight line, (...)
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