anthropogenesis


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an·thro·pog·e·ny

(an'thrō-poj'ĕ-nē),
The origin and development of the human species, both individual and racial.
[anthropo- + G. genesis, origin]

anthropogenesis

human evolution.
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The book reserves its most pointed sarcasm and contempt for figures of Western anthropogenesis, characters such as Jakoff and the communists, but also the more sympathetic idealist, Franz, who believes in the "march of history" (another Messianism in which humankind will be concluded in a fraternal harmony).
A further weakness of savanna anthropogenesis is that its independent confirmation appears elusive; simply citing as validation additional cases that conform to the pattern of early palaeosedimentary evidence of fire and vegetation shifts followed much later by archaeological evidence of human advent, as Athens et al.
What makes history in W3 different is its traumatic turn from anthropogenesis to psychoanalysis.
The present article is an exploration of the anthropogenesis of the Hispanic-American man, within the peculiarity of his comprehension through the grand categories: myth, history and literary fiction, and the significant processes of cultural symbiosis that ate posed between them, in an image selected from the novel Terra nostra by Carlos Fuentes.
The ability of electronic biosystems to receive and transform all types of energetic impulses has been extrapolated by Sedlak to a concept of consciousness, whose nature and evolution he also attempted to sketch, not avoiding distant extrapolations in the direction of anthropology, including anthropogenesis.
Here, the categories, or rather the types, concern the transformations of substance considered as the stuff of humanity - biological material to be fashioned and suggesting a kind of comic anthropogenesis prepared on the basis of Mendelian laws of heredity.
Upon such a rereading, it appears that within this 'confederacy of things', there is a potential to disrupt narratives of anthropogenesis, to erode conceptions of human mastery in the practice of scientific research.
Whereas Rousseau uncouples anthropogenesis and technogenesis in order to think the (pure) origin of man, Stiegler does the same but for thinking the (pure) end or disappearance of man.
And, for this reason, it is inherently political--political in the sense that it involves a relationship with the presence of others, a mode of linguistic cooperation that moves the anthropogenesis to the center of productive processes.
Through the concept of 'natural-historical diagrams', the article explores the significance of socio-political states of affairs which directly display key aspects of anthropogenesis, and, making use of Ernesto De Martino's concept of 'cultural apocalypses', considers the different relations that a biological 'background' and a socio-political 'foreground' entertain in traditional and contemporary societies.
The anthropogenesis and agricultural function of the integrated palaeosurface were interpreted from the regularity of 'island' forms (Golson 1991:489), repetitive feature types and associations, numerous stake and postholes, and absence of alternative formation processes (after Golson and Hughes 1980:299).
By the end of The Kingdom and the Glory, inoperativity has come to designate an essential feature of political anthropogenesis as such: