Author: Robert Wright
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0375727817
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Insightful, witty, profound, Nonzero offers breathtaking implications for what we believe and how we adapt to technology's ongoing transformation of the world. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Origins Of Consciousness How The Search To Understand The Nature Of Consciousness Is Leading To A New View Of Reality

Author: Adrian David Nelson
ISBN: 1329298772
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Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny. New York, NY: Pantheon Books.
Neumann, J., & Morgenstern, O. (1944). Theory of Games and Economic
Behavior, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press. Wright, R. (2000). Nonzero:
The Logic of Human Destiny. New York, NY: Pantheon Books. (p. 321) Wright, R.
(2000). Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny. New York, NY: Pantheon Books. (
p. 135) Wright, R. (2000). Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny. New York, NY:
Pantheon Books.

The Modernization Imperative

Author: Bruce Charlton
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1845406737
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Penguin: London. Ridley, M. (1996), The Origins of Virtue. London: Viking. Wright
, R. (2000), Nonzero: The logic of human destiny. Pantheon: New York. III. The
desirability of modernization Brody, H. (2001), The Other Side of Eden: Hunters,
farmers and the shaping of the world. Faber and Faber: London. Diamond, J. (
1991), The Rise and Fall of the Third Chimpanzee. Radius: London. Gellner, E. (
1988), Plough, Sword and Book: The structure of human history. Collins Harvill:

Competing In The New Capitalism

Author: Lawrence M. Miller
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1425931588
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Economic Complexity Requires "Nonzero" Logie Robert Wright, in is excellent
book Nonzero ~~ The Logic of Human Destiny!4,, argues that human history and
human evolution have a direction. That direction, simply put, is from simple to
complex organization, requiring ever-wider circles of trust and cooperation. The
challenge of unity grows as we move from the simple organization of the family to
the complexities of modern organization. He also argues that genetic selection is

Nature S Magic

Author: Peter Corning
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139442183
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Wright is a card-carrying Neo-Darwinian and a stout proponent of the
individualistic, competitive model of human behavior. He's especially enamored
with game theory approaches to human evolution. Yet in his latest book, Nonzero
: The Logic of Human Destiny (2ooo), Wright embraces a vision of cultural
evolution that owes more (unwittingly, no doubt) to Herbert Spencer than to
Charles Darwin. In effect, Nonzero is a book-length argument for the proposition (
masked by the ...

Human Purpose And Transhuman Potential

Author: Ted Chu
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 1579830234
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... pattern of nonzero logic”9 that propels ever more complex life and
organizations, came to the following conclusion at the end of his splendid book
Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny: [G]rowing turmoil does signify, by my
lights, a distinct step in the unfolding of what you could call the world's destiny.
We are indeed approaching a culmination of sorts; our species seems to face a
kind of test toward which basic forces of history have been moving us for
millennia. It is a test of political ...

Gen Bencildir

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R. Dawkins Gen Bencildir adlı yapıtında, özverili ve bencil davranış kuramları, çıkarcılığın genetik tanımı, saldırgan davranışların evrimi, kanbağı kuramı, eşey farklarının doğal seçilimi gibi konulara ...

Alone In The World

Author: Van Huyssteen
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
ISBN: 9780802832467
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"One point of dwelling on human nature is to stress that the arrow of human
history, though awe-inspriring, is not mystical or uncanny. Technological
evolution, and cultural evolution more broadly, are not alien forces, visited on the
human species from the great beyond. . . . Technology and other forms of culture
come from within. The directionality of culture, of history, is an expression of our
species, of human nature." Robert Wright, Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny
(New York: ...

The Uniqueness Of Western Civilization

Author: Ricardo Duchesne
Publisher: BRILL
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enhancement of productivity and the evolution of society. As we shall soon see,
the pursuit of economic success and prestige is innate to humans, but, at the
same time, it is not a disposition that can be seen to be equalized among humans
; not all men in the village were equally willing, conceited, and selfish to become
big men. Kant's “unsocial sociability” Robert Wright, in his popular book, Non-
Zero, The Logic of Human Destiny (2000) brings up the research findings of
evolutionary ...