In University of Nijmegen Ria van den Brandt (ed.), Het heil van de filosofie. Baarn, the Netherlands: Ambo. pp. 116-147 (1993)

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Pouwel Slurink
University of Nijmegen (PhD)
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Philosophical questions can often be answered using evolutionary biology and evolutionary psychology. Of course, one needs a sound epistemology and philosophy os science to do so. Phenomenology and hermeneutics offer no escape route, however, because they are based on a wrong model of science. Evolutionary biology can explain teleology, the organization of nature, altruïsm, morality, and even our quest for meaning.
Keywords Evolution of morality  Phenomenology  Meaning of life  Philosophy of biology  Teleology  Theology  Uniqueness of man  Evolutionary psychology  Philosophy of mind  Evolutionary epistemology
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