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The scientific study of the origin and development of humans.


(ˌænθrəpəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) or


(Anthropology & Ethnology) the study of the origins of man
anthropogenetic adj
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Noun1.anthropogenesis - the evolution or genesis of the human raceanthropogenesis - the evolution or genesis of the human race
organic evolution, phylogenesis, phylogeny, evolution - (biology) the sequence of events involved in the evolutionary development of a species or taxonomic group of organisms
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Ontology, or first philosophy, is not an innocuous academic discipline, but in every sense the fundamental operation in which anthropogenesis, the becoming human of the living being, is realized, (The Open 79).
Following the teaching of Gregory of Nyssa, Eriugena refuses to consider the creation of man as consisting of two separate acts, one following the other in time, he tries to make sense of the two aspects of the Biblical anthropogenesis as just two sides of one and the same act, each of these two having its own foundation and its own consequences.
Anthropogenesis and Transcendence: The Personalist Approach from Polo and Zubiri
The 10 lessons include antiphysis: five lessons in textual anthropogenesis, and extimacy: five lessons in the utter alterity of absolute proximity.
That the theme of animal suffering probes deep into the heart of Western anthropogenesis can be sensed in the tone of declarations such as the following:
Economic (mainly agricultural) activity and, therefore, the degree of natural landscape anthropogenesis has also zonal character.
22) Mogil'ner writes, "For all the ideological twists and turns in the USSR, anthropogenesis remained the safest area of anthropology, essentially the only one where its specific methodological instrumentation could be preserved if only in an archaic form.
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.
We will rather stop at the initial statement according to which the act of anthropogenesis is only the superficial cause of the conflict between reason and faith, therefore the conflict is an artificial one.