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Author Teilhard de Chardin, Pierre.

Title The phenomenon of man / Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ; with an introduction by Sir Julian Huxley ; [English translation by Bernard Wall].

Publication Info. New York : Harper Perennial Modern Thought, 2008.

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Edition 1st Harper Perennial Modern Thought ed.
Description 319 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note "First published in English in 1959 by Wm. Collins Sons & Co., Ltd., London, and Harper & Row, Publishers, Incorporated, New York"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The stuff of the universe -- The within of things -- The earth in its early stages -- The advent of life -- The expansion of life -- Demeter -- The birth of thought -- The deployment of the noosphere -- The modern earth -- The collective issue -- Beyond the collective : the hyper-personal -- The ultimate earth -- Epilogue: The Christian phenomenon -- Postcript: The essence of the phenomenon of man.
Summary A plea for synthesis of the scientific and the theological point of view of evolution, by a contemporary French Jesuit thinker.
Subject Cosmology.
Philosophical anthropology.
Evolution.
Added Title Phénomène humain. English
ISBN 9780061632655 (pbk.)
0061632651 (pbk.)

 
    
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