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biologistic

(baɪˌɒləˈdʒɪstɪk)
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relating to biologism
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The term meme, of course, derives from Richard Dawkins's biologistic account of how genetic and nongenetic data spread, like viruses, through their corporeal transmitters.
a biologistic notion of sacrifice whereby the killing of the latter
He refutes brilliantly the materialist ontology and the deterministic account of the mind, regrettably without rejecting explicitly the kind of biologistic monism defended in some of his earlier essays collected in Hans Jonas, The Phenomenon of Life.
1) Intarcia Therapeutics, Hayward, CA, USA, (2) Biologistic Services, Boulder, CO, USA, (3) Medpace, Cincinnati, OH, USA, (4) University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA, (5) Dallas Diabetes and Endocrine Center, Dallas, TX, USA
The whole argument is so thoroughly biologistic that marriage for elderly heterosexuals is seen as open to procreation while same-sex unions that could actually benefit from social and religious support in the raising of children are cast aside.
Central to the new natural law approach is an avoidance of metaphysics and a disavowal of biologistic teleology.
Sociobiological reductionists," he says," tend to insist on a determinate set of scientific meanings for Darwinian ideas and use the science as an impregnable authority for a biologistic rereading of human behavior, consciousness and society" (55).
by Peter McLauglin (University of Heidelberg, Germany); "Evolution, Paleontology, and Metaphysics" by David Oldroyd (University of New South Wales, Australia); "Darwinism's Multiple Ontologies" by David Depew (University of Iowa, USA); "Darwinism: Neither Biologistic nor Metaphysical" by Bernd Graefrath (University of Essen, German), and thirteen other contributors organized into four general sections: "What Kind of Science is Darwinian Biology, and What Are Its Ontological Presuppositions"; "Is a Non-Naturalist Interpretation of Darwinism Possible?
Born and bred among the competitive Victorian middle class, eugenics was a biologistic discourse on class: a class-based application of the evolutionary discourse which proliferated in the wake of Darwin.
It is true that Renan's imagery is not that of a biologistic [sic] essentialism, but it often seems to verge on a cultural essentialism or absolutism.
who work on whites masquerading as people of color, Marianne Torgovnick, who studies Anglos imitating Native Americans, and Michael Rogin, who analyzes Jews blacking up, Browder proves that what historically has passed for authenticity may simply be a re-inscription of stereotypical and biologistic attitudes toward racial and ethnic identity.