This original and thought-provoking volume examines organic life as subjective activity. It shows that organic life operates differently from objective thought and truth. The volume considers topics such as: the origin of life, the absorption of food, the operation of heredity, and the possible control of further evolutionary development. Contents:; Preface: Activity in Perspective; Acknowledgement; Activity as a Presupposition; Limitations of Objective Thought for Organic Control; The Greek Development of Objective Knowledge: Parmenides and Plato; Aristotle's Natural Entities and Their Limitations; Dualism and the Development of Subjective Thought; Berkeley and Knowing Other Subjects; Knowing Organisms as Subject; A Plan for Examining Organisms as Active Agents; The Origin of Life from the Inorganic; Organisms and their Food; Heredity; The Mode of Evolutionary Change; The Control of Evolution; Conclusion; Index.
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