Great Interdisciplinary Ideas A Reader for Writers

ISBN-10: 0321450019

ISBN-13: 9780321450012

Edition: 2008

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"Great Interdisciplinary Ideas: A Reader for Writers "provides an outstanding collection of essays by major thinkers exploring great ideas in different fields of study. General Interest. Human Rights, Gender, Utopia, Literature.
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List price: $55.20
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.364
Language: English

Detailed Contents
Preface-To the Instructor
Introduction-To the Student
Evolution: Inceptions and Implications
"Natural Selection" from On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
"How Reading Malthus on Economics Sparked the Idea of Natural Selection" from The Autobiography of Charles Darwin
"Food Production Increases in an Arithmetic Ratio, Population in a Geometric One" from An Essay on the Principle of Population
"A Note on the Explosion of Geological Time"
"Darwin and the Tangled Bank"
"The Creation and P. H. Gosse"
"The Monkey Trial"
"The Process of Creative Destruction" from Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy
"Nonmoral Nature"
"Elixirs of Death" from Silent Spring
"The Myth of DDT vs. the Reality of Malaria"
Economics: The Production and Consumption of Wealth
"Geographical Selection and Economic Evolution" from Guns, Germs, and Stee
"Division of Labor" from The Wealth of Nations
"The Communist Manifesto"
"Personal Profit" from Women and Economics
"Pecuniary Emulation" from The Theory of the Leisure Class
"The Labour of Our Body and the Work of Our Hands" from The Human Condition
"The End of Laissez-Faire"
"Occupational Licensure" from Capitalism and Freedom
Human Rights: Liberty and Law
"Address to the Troops at Tilbury"
"The Cause of Government" from Leviathan
"The Origins of Civil Society" from Social Contract
"The Declaration of Independence"
"Pernicious Effects Which Arise from the Unnatural Distinctions Established in Society"
"Awakening and Revolt" from My Fight for Birth Control
"The Nonviolent Society"
"Politics and the English Language"
"Letter from Birmingham Jail"
"The Ballot or the Bullet"
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